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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Not ADHD afterall.

My son was Diagnosis with A.D.H.D. at the age of 6 only because teachers keep telling me he was out of control. He wouldn't sit still. He is not ready for school. So we...

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Are vitamins any good???

My son, aged 3, has Autism and ADHD. He is on an additive, preservative and color free diet, which means there is alot of foods he can't have, This is particularly difficult...

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Weighted blanket at night

Hi, I am thinking of ordering my 7-year old son a bed-sized weighted blanket to see if it helps with his poor sleep. Had anyone tried this? Any success or horror stories?...

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ADHD and ASD

My son is 6 yrs old and has been diagnosed with ADHD and ASD, he is on medication but I am really struggling with aggressive behaviour and bedtimes, any advice?

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Help

I am from Torrington Ct and my son is autistic and will be entering kindergarton next year. We wnat to send him to a certain school and need an advocate or help in finding a...

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PDD-NOS

That is the diagnosis of my nephew Sean. He is an awesome kid that sometimes has hard times connecting with people. If you stop to take the time, you get more responses.

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Amanda

My name is Amanda Banks I am 29 years old and I have a 5 year old little boy with Hydrocephalus, Autism and Ad/Hd. Is is currently in a special needs Pre-K in the public school...

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9 year old boy with PDD/PTSD

My son was diagnosed with P D.D. anxiety nos, explosive disorder and PTSD. I left his Dad in 2010. He was mentally and physically abusive. I thought with treatment and all the...

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Not eating

My son is 2 yrs old and has been recently diagnosed with autism. He has a lot of sensory issues that I am now learning to help him with but our biggest problem now is his eating...

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risperdol makes my kid HYPER!!

after several other attempts on ADHD meds, we are now on risperdol. we are a week into it. 1/2 at night 1/2 in the morning. i was told to expect my 9 year old to be a zombie...

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Social Outlet for Aspies

Hello to all of the mothers, family members, and administrator of this group. I am the mother of a 15 yo son with Aspergers. I am interested in trying to find some social...

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kids with asbergers and divorce

Hi i am a newly divorced woman and have a 5 year old that just got diagnosed with asbergers syndrome. Me and my ex do not see eye to eye on our parenting skills and with this...

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I am at a loss...

My son will be 7 next month. His behavior is getting increasingly worse. I have been dealing with his behaviors since just after he turned 5. At that time, it was little things...

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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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Mom who needs support!!

I have a 3 year old with autism just found out few months ago she is not potty trained don't know anyone with a kid with it would be nice to have someone to talk to who knows...

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7 year old son

My son was originally diagnosed with Asbergers by the time he was 3, we played the medication rollercoaster until I found a different psychologist to re evaluate because 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...