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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Vaccination schedule...

Is anyone else considering delaying or "spacing out" their baby's shots? Since autism runs in our family, I want to take every possible precaution in preventing it in my 10...

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Child with Autism and Apraxia

Gabriel is two years old and has both Developmental Apraxia (of speech), and Autism. He is receiving the therapy he needs, but its only once a week. What else at home can I do...

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At home Mom and work

I am a stay at home mom, with a disability of PTSD. For a long time, I was in a bad state, but something changed one day, I decided I wasn't going to let this take anything...

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Help!!!

My son is almost 12 and he lets other kids in neighborhood hit and pull on him like it is ok for them to do this cuzz he thinks they r his friends. He has come home with marks...

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Shots causing autism?

What do you think about certain shots that babies get that might cause autism? I heard it was when the babies get several shots in one, and my son has gotten those shots, what...

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My 4yr old has PDD NOS

Can anybody give me a good book or website to go to or read that will be helpful. My son was just diagnosed in March and no one will give me any info on PDD NOS.

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Autistic Diagnosis

My 32 month old was recently diagnosed with moderate to severe autism but I'm not sure I believe it. I would've put him to the milder side based on his symptoms. Have anyone...

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Swimming lessons

We are trying to teach our 9 year old how to swim any suggestions? Group lessons went ok but they decided she would benefit better from one on one lessons, but we couldn't get...

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Adhd son 6

I need play date for my son thats active like him and wont get annoyed if my son talks to much he needs more friends like him i live on southside on pressa and military

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New parent to autistic child

I'm a stay at home mother of three. My three year old has recently been diagnosed with autism. I've suspected for some time now but everyone from the early intervention speech...

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Swimming lessons

We are trying to teach our 9 year old how to swim any suggestions? Group lessons went ok but they decided she would benefit better from one on one lessons, but we couldn't get...

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Is this autism?

My daughter is only diagnosed with developmental delays and sensory processing disorder. But I think it may be autism, is it? She only eats macaroni and cheese, chicken nuggets,...

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Toothpaste

I need advice for my 14 year old who will only use children's toothpaste due to the taste of adult toothpaste. His teeth are pretty yellow and no cavities, but I need a whitener...

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Swimming lessons

We are trying to teach our 9 year old how to swim any suggestions? Group lessons went ok but they decided she would benefit better from one on one lessons, but we couldn't get...

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Is this autism?

My daughter is only diagnosed with developmental delays and sensory processing disorder. But I think it may be autism, is it? She only eats macaroni and cheese, chicken nuggets,...

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Toothpaste

I need advice for my 14 year old who will only use children's toothpaste due to the taste of adult toothpaste. His teeth are pretty yellow and no cavities, but I need a whitener...

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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...