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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cousins with autism

imma cousin of 2 children with autism one is severe autism and the other is high functionig.. are there any good books or websites that my cousins mom can go on and i can go on...

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A Mind Like No Other

Please read short story: A Mind Like No Other to learn the intricacies of the mind of a child with Nonverbal Learning Disability (similar to AS) http://tiny.cc/vi44V

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Asperger's and medication

My son is 13 and has Asperger's , ADHD,COD, and Tourettes. We have been on a rollar coaster ride for along time with medications. Has anyone had some positive feedback on a...

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autism

hi i am new here, i am a mother of 3 boys, my youngest son has severe autism he is 6 years old and my middle son is being tested for asperges just to say hi to everyone here...

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im proud but can u help

my son tyler is 3 he has severe autism im so proud of all the things hes overcome and all the things hes doing now but he still wont talk he also has an eating disorder he will...

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for all members

Wishing you all a Happy Mother's Day early I wont be on all weekend. Hope you all get everything you deserve you are all strong and loving women. hope you enjoy your special day

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help me understand my son

Hi I have a 4 year old son and he was diagnosed with mild autism in December of 2008. Since he was a baby he was always a little different. He was delayed in motor skills like...

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autism son wont go to dad

my son has autism and he just wont go to his dad he wont let his dad do nothing for him it always has to be me that dose it if we go to supermarket he only lets me carry him and...

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Another one bites the dust

My third child and second son has just been diagnosed with Asperger's this has really knocked me for a loop and left me feeling very very vulnerable, as i always beleived that...

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Gluten free food

My son J is autistic and a very picky eater. I am going to gradually try to introduce him to gluten free foods , but I have had no success in finding these foods. Does anyone...

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need advice

my nephew has a form of autism called autrism and he asperger's along with other disorders. He has a tendency of not being able to keep his hands to himself at school. How can...

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terrified mommy

I have a non verbal autistic, deaf child who is displaying inappropriate sexual actions. I don't know if I'm crazy! Or what to do ?

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terrified mommy

I have a non verbal autistic, deaf child who is displaying inappropriate sexual actions. I don't know if I'm crazy! Or what to do ?

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terrified mommy

I have a non verbal autistic, deaf child who is displaying inappropriate sexual actions. I don't know if I'm crazy! Or what to do ?

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Let 'em stim!!

I joined this group because I was searching google about stimming, and came across an old post on the subject, which is now closed. But I still want to put my two cents in,...

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New here! Need advice/feedback

Hi, My son is 5 years old and has moderate Autism. I've noticed that his answers sometimes do not have anything to do with a question he's being asked. I've gotten somewhat used...

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Aspergers syndrome

My son is 3 years old and diagnosed with aspergers. He has not started speaking. All he does is hooked on to rhymes and music and hums to the tune and starts dancing. We were...

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Aspergers syndrome

My son is 3 years old and diagnosed with aspergers. He has not started speaking. All he does is hooked on to rhymes and music and hums to the tune and starts dancing. We were...

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New here! Need advice/feedback

Hi, My son is 5 years old and has moderate Autism. I've noticed that his answers sometimes do not have anything to do with a question he's being asked. I've gotten somewhat used...

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adult son with aspergers

Our son is 24yo and has aspergers, adhd, pdd....he is fairly high functioning however still needs daily monitering. He has a PT job that he has had consistantly for 6+ yrs....

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New to group-not new to Autism

Hi! I am new to the group and am hoping someone can help with a question I have. Is it normal for a girl on the spectrum to have intensified symptoms after menstruation begins?...

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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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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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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...