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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Aspergers and self esteem

My son is 11 and was diagnosed with aspergers 2 years ago. He's very high functioning. But, in his mind he's "retarded". There are days that I hear "I'm retarded" and "I'm...

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ADHD with Depression

That is what the DX: one of my twins with. Can someone help me are give me advice on my son. This just starting the end of last year he is in the first grade. He get mad when...

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talking

my girl is nearly 22 month old,she has a 4 year old brother...she wont talk,she says mum..everything that ends on y (doggy,daddy etc.) is e.and everything that ends on a is ahh...

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Constant kicking?

My daughter Kayden has been kicking her legs ever since she could pick them up and she wont stop! She does it when she's happy,sad,mad,tired,excited,hungry, you name it she's...

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behavior plans

I just had a meeting with my son's early intervention teacher and they set up a behavior plan for him. I am not sure about it. I don't have the trouble with him that they do....

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regulation 5c 04

can. any help me under stand regulation 504 as ot relate to socialization. and lifeskills ..my son is in a 621 self contained. class. the school takes him bowling and to the...

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get the autism. diagnosis

if your child. has a intellectual. disability. autism. diagnose is where you get most services. this may sound crazy. but. i would rather take the diagnosis. with the greatest...

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explaining. my child

im not tired. of explaining my child because he is different. and that is my reality . so in some situation. i explain before i get. to a places other times i state my child has...

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introducing myself

I've. been on this site a couple. of times without introducing. myself. im a 48 year old. mother college. graduate. mother of 2 a girl a senior. in college. that is 28. and an....

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the journey.

in the journey. of being a parent of. a child with a diablity i have. learned. to put. myself frist i. have an 11year old son with autism. and developmental delay. at the time...

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efucstions

I have an. 11 year old son with. Autism. Development. Delay. And. A.D.D ,between 2006-2012 the school district did not do an educational evauation on my son . between that...

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what is an IEP

my 12 year old son has has difficulty following the school program so he has fallen behind . he moved from a school with seven children and now is in a school with a classroom...

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My son will not poop on the potty

My almost 7 year old will not poop on the potty. He has high functioning autism. I have tried many different ideas from family, Internet, doctor. I'm a very patient mom, but now...

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PDD

HI my name is Dennise my son is 6 years old he have been Diagnoses with Pervasive Development Disorder NO. Now I have a somewhat of what that mean but it still not clear to me....

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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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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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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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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...