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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Tooth Fairy with Autism

I have a 6 year old boy with High Functioning Autism. He just lost a tooth on Wednesday and is still very uncomfortable about it. He started pulling it out in the van, so we...

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New to this and FRUSTRATED

Ok, Lyzette is my autistic daughter. It seems like every little thing will set her into a screaming fit lately. i have no idea why. when she starts screaming my 2 yr old starts...

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Companion Dogs ?

Hello every one my name is Jaime I have a daughter that is 20 she was Dig with Aspergers/PDD at 6. and about 8 years ago was Dig Paranoid Schizophrenic. it Has been a long hard...

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Does is make you sad?

As a single mom, I've had to over come a lot things. It's hard doing this alone (it's hard doing it with someone too!). I haven't gotten the final diagnosis...we're just...

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Chewy tubes

My son moves his jaw side to side and bites down while he does it. The OT started him on a Chewy tube and he loves it but when its not around he chews on stuff. I think the...

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A.S. and dating

My son is 16. He has been diagnosed with ADD, A.S. and Anxtiety. He just started dating five months ago. He may be getting too serious. How do we help him through this time?

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CHILD'S FEARS

Does anyone have any tips for this: My husband and I went out for a few hours last Saturday. We left our 11 1/2 yr old home alone. He has been left alone in late afternoons...

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where do i begin??

i am having a hard time finding a starting point! i have had many problems with my youngest who is just over 1year of age and deep down i know somethings are just not right with...

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I think my son is autistic

I have a 7 year old son who has be diagnossed and mentally disturped, global devopmental delay, hypotoia and hyporeflexia. though I think it is more. I know alot of autistic...

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Intro

Hi there, I am Tiffany and have a 4yr old son with aspergers. I also have a 7yr old girl & 2yr old boy. My husband & I found out last year that Connor has asperger's and it...

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Should I change counlsers?

I have twins that are 13 a boy and a girl. Boy 12 and another boy 7. I have been fighting these past few weeks to keep my 13 yr old boy out of Juvie. He has only been home 2...

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Hello!

Hi I just wanted to introduce myself! I am 31 and the Mother of 3 children and 1 on the way. My oldest is 10 years of age and he has PDD-NOS with a co-morbid of Bi-Polar and...

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Move or not move?

Hi, my 8 year old son is ADHD and high functioning autistic. At beginning of school last year he was on wrong med and having really bad meltdowns. Hitting cussing the whole nine...

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Move or not move?

Hi, my 8 year old son is ADHD and high functioning autistic. At beginning of school last year he was on wrong med and having really bad meltdowns. Hitting cussing the whole nine...

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PDD

HI my name is Dennise my son is 6 years old he have been Diagnoses with Pervasive Development Disorder NOS Autism. Now I have a somewhat of what that mean but it still not clear...

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PDD

HI my name is Dennise my son is 6 years old he have been Diagnoses with Pervasive Development Disorder NOS Autism. Now I have a somewhat of what that mean but it still not clear...

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The trouble with Food

Mealtimes are daunting, The kitchen is the battleground for many a parent with ASD children, I would really like people to suggest recipes, cookbooks and dietary preferences for...

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started giving up

Hi guys.. I am sally from Egypt..i have autistic kid and he almost three years old..my small thin unhealthy baby driving me crazy here...he stay days with no food just milk...he...

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anger

My son is nine and its seems the older he is getting his anger is getting worse he's a good boy what can I do to help him control his anger and hitting

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anger

My son is nine and its seems the older he is getting his anger is getting worse he's a good boy what can I do to help him control his anger and hitting

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The trouble with Food

Mealtimes are daunting, The kitchen is the battleground for many a parent with ASD children, I would really like people to suggest recipes, cookbooks and dietary preferences for...

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teen

I have known since my son was a little boy that he has social anxiety but now I think It mah be as burgers please help

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my 6 year old son wont sleep

my son is 6 years old and was recently diagnosed with autism he's on 70 milligrams of trazodone and still does not sleephe also is at the point where he's kicking and hitting...

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Please help

Hi my 3 year old doesn't speak he says 5-10 words at most he doesn't enjoy playing with children except his brother (if he is alone with other children he will walk away n play...

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Other moms exclude my son

Looking for commiseration and comfort. I have a 3.5 year old on the spectrum. We live in a neighborhood with tons of parents in their 30's and toddlers everywhere you turn. I've...

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medcaid waiver

I have a Medicaid. Wavier for. My son with Autism. Developmental delay and A.D,D im having a. Hard Time getting op,speech,and pt outside of the school. Medicaid. Waiver says...

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6 year old autistic son

Hi my name is Hope and I am the mother of a 6 year old autistic/ adhd combined type. I decided yesterday to remove my son from the public school system. He had been through the...

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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...