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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BEST CAKE GF/CF

Betty Crocker new Gluten free cake mix.!!! baking isle, soooo good can't tell the difference. giving them props for being good at their job. NOt ok if you have soy allergy...

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aspergers and biting

hi guys my 6 yr old has aspergers and has taken to biting,i havnt a clue why or what to do about it? any suggestions or advice would b gratefully received.....help. she has...

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School evals vs Dr. Diagnosis

Hi all, My 8 year old has been diagnosed with Aspergers by his doctor (psych) whom he's been seeing for ADHD. We were told that he would have to have a formal evaluation from...

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Hello all

Hi, I just found this group on Facebook and I'm happy to find a group that I can hope can lean on in tough times and contribute to as well. My son who is now 5 has Aspberger's...

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Visiting the Dentist

Had another nightmare visit to our supposed "special needs" dentist who is useless today. My son in 7 and autistic. I prepare him just before the visit, we talk about it (as...

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Autism

How can I help my 6 year old autistic son during moments when he continually exerts pressure on his chin and it seems he cant have enough of it?

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Autism signs?

I have a 2 yr old son who shows some signs of autism. His doctor has scheduled a comprehensive evaluation and we are definetley concerned and worried. Samuel is a very smart,...

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8 month old doesn't babble much

Hello I was wondering if anyone else out there had a similar experience. My son is 8 months old and five days. He babbles somedays more than others. Like today all he did was...

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need advice on changes

hi every one my son is 15 and they keep changing his dx but for the last 5 years its been autistic before that aspergers so we know he is some where in the spectrum anyways...

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How Do I Know

My daughter is 4. She can be the sweetest little girl. Then... She can have super scary outbursts over the smallest of issues. She will arch up on her toes, bite herself,...

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Aspergers

Can anyone help. My daughter is 9, has aspergers and will not sleep without me. My husband and I rarely get to stay in the same bed. I constantly swap beds between the 2 of...

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How Do I Know

My daughter is 4. She can be the sweetest little girl. Then... She can have super scary outbursts over the smallest of issues. She will arch up on her toes, bite herself,...

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Think before you speak!

Today has been really trying- I got to see just how cruel and ignorant people truly are. Spencer had an appointment with the Ear Nose and Throat doctor today- and like most kids...

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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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Need Advice

I'm trying to find new ways to stay from stressing out. What do you other Autism Mom's do? Any tips?

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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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I feel so broken

I am reaching out to talk to a mother of a Aurtisic child/children I am a mother of 4 beautiful kids, my 15 yrs old daignosed with severe depression,14 yrs old, which is my only...

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Son has problems making friends

My son is 10 years old and is diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome. He has had bullying problems at school in the past. This last year of school seemed to go much better. But I...

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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...