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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Teacher

I am a teacher. I have students with autism and asbergers in my class. I love each of them and embrace their unique take on the world. I am learning about them and how to...

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CDD - how rare is it, really?

I'm sorry it has taken me so long to come back on here. We finally got a diagnosis of Aspergers Syndrome last month. We are also trying online public school this year. It has...

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Am I The Only One?!

Ok, so this is kind of a rant / question... Am I the only mommy of an Autistic child who gets tired of hearing other moms, who don't have Autistic children, or even special...

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love to go the media...

i feel as though i have had it tough...and looking at other mums and the problems they are having i feel i am not the only mum with problems... my child was diagonosed with...

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what does 'a statement' mean?

my son got his statement accepted the other week but to be honest im not quite sure what it means! can someone tell me in plain english please as im a little confused :-/ x

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Speech and langauge!

My son sees a specailist who tocuhed on him having autistic spectrum disorder with hyperactivity. She referred him onto a spech and langage specailist who can't find out wrong...

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Please help!

I was wondersing if there was anyone that had any advice for me! I am a single mum to a 5 year old boy! I have been taking him to the doctors for help since he was 1 1/2. They...

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G tubes

I have a decision to make...my 15 year old son weighs 67 pounds and everything else has failed...can someone give me some advise

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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...