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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melitonin

Hi there, has anyone tried melitonin for sleep for their child with autism? We are seeing our paediatrician on friday and are considering melitonin for helping my wee boy...

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Behavioural Optometrists

My youngest son Ned has been struggleing at school with his reading and writing. He is now in grade 3 and his little confidence has bottomed out. Fortunately because his big...

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behavior and effects on siblings

ok, i have a pdd-nos 3 year old. my other children are 4,2, and 9 months old. here is my problem, how do i explain lyzette to the 4 year old? lyzette does EVERYTHING Ionalibby...

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What about kindy????

My son Lukas, who has high functioning autism is currently attending childcare 3 times a wk while I'm at work, but some people I've spoken to say he should start pre-entry kindy...

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Let's compare pregnancies

Sometimes I wonder if I did something during my pregnancy to cause the Asperger's. I have 3 boys. I suffered from morning sickness with all of them, but it seems like I was the...

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PDD-NOS

My youngest twin, Cameron, was diagnosed with PDD-NOS. I had him evaluated a couple of months ago and he will be starting his therapy (speech, occupational, special...

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asperger"s

on july 29,2009 there is a movie coming out call "adam" and it is about a young man with asperger falling in love . It is a must to see.

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gettin my son off the bottle

my son is nearly 4 and insists on drinkin milk from his bottle. he only has it 1st thing in the mornin and at bed time but i just can't break the routine with him. he has...

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Autistic Diagnosis

My 32 month old was recently diagnosed with moderate to severe autism but I'm not sure I believe it. I would've put him to the milder side based on his symptoms. Have anyone...

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Adhd son 6

I need play date for my son thats active like him and wont get annoyed if my son talks to much he needs more friends like him i live on southside on pressa and military

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Autistic Diagnosis

My 32 month old was recently diagnosed with moderate to severe autism but I'm not sure I believe it. I would've put him to the milder side based on his symptoms. Have anyone...

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New parent to autistic child

I'm a stay at home mother of three. My three year old has recently been diagnosed with autism. I've suspected for some time now but everyone from the early intervention speech...

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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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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...