Autism/Asperger's/PDD Awareness

We are a community of many mothers coming together as one. We like to discuss many aspects of our lives, drawing from our common experience as parents, family members and those caring for children on the autism spectrum.

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what ADHD meds worked best ?

I am just about to give in and make an appointment with a psychologist for ADHD meds. My 7 year old is and has always been very very hyper and we are used to it. Lately he...

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need some advice...

I"m debating on weither or not to take my 2 1/2 yr old son to a DAN doctor....does anyone take their children to one? any positive result? negative results

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So pissed off right now!!!

My son just came home from school with texta all over his face. I asked him did you do that in the class room and he said yes. Where is the supervision of my child. This is...

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I found the greatest idea!

I found this idea on a web-site for Autism Resources and tried it. I had to share this. You know how sometimes when you take your child in public and they have a melt down or...

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Diagnosis

My son is 6 and was tested this summer for Asperger's. We were told that he fits the criteria but they said that they were not going to diagnosis because he scored a 3 digit...

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Potty training i need HELP

Does anyone have any advice on potty training my son he is 4 and i can not get him to go on the potty at all. he was going pee on the potty a while back and then he had to have...

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My son said "Bye Bye"

Hello everyone, I just wanted to share what a GREAT weekend this was for us! :) ... on friday my 2 year old son said "Bye Bye" as we were getting ready to leave. :) :) He also...

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ADULT AUTISM

IS THERE ANYONE A PART OF THIS GROUP THAT IS AN ADULT THAT HAS AUTISM? I WAS WONDERING WHAT TYPES OF CHALLENGES YOU HAD GROWING UP AND HOW YOU OVERCAME THEM?

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HELLLLP!

In need of some advice. I live in Northern California. I've been fighting my 7, about to be 8 year old sons pediatrician to help get a diagnosis. I believe, as well as others,...

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HELLLLP!

In need of some advice. I live in Northern California. I've been fighting my 7, about to be 8 year old sons pediatrician to help get a diagnosis. I believe, as well as others,...

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HELLLLP!

In need of some advice. I live in Northern California. I've been fighting my 7, about to be 8 year old sons pediatrician to help get a diagnosis. I believe, as well as others,...

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HELLLLP!

In need of some advice. I live in Northern California. I've been fighting my 7, about to be 8 year old sons pediatrician to help get a diagnosis. I believe, as well as others,...

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Signs of autism?

My DD is 5 months old now and I just couldn't help thinking that she might have autism.She is not a smiley baby,rarely smile back at me.She only smile or laugh when I try to...

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Autistic teenagers dating

I have a 17 year old male teenager with moderately severe Autism who continues to tell me wants a girlfriend. In his class it's mostly males. My question is where can he meet...

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gardianship

my 20 year old autistic son wants to leave his dads house to live with me. I dont know if its legal for him to just leave his dad. But he says he is very unhappy and i want to...

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My world is crashing

Hello everyone. My name is Elisha and I am a mother to 3 beautiful boys. I have been having the worst month of my life. My youngest boy has had some speech delay and he has been...

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Tap To Talk

I have a 5 year old with ASD and he is non verbal, he has started using the PECS system at nursery and at home. Whilst scaning the internet yesterday i come across this system...