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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speech

can anyone help me. my son has been diagnosed with pdd-nos. he is very smart, and is able to read and talk. we are having difficulty with getting him to have siple a and b...

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mums in australia vic

hi i am looking for mums in mildura victora who have a child or children who have autism or aspergers as i am trying to find some one to relate to in my area some times i just...

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OMEGA 3 supplementing

Hi, my soon to be 3yr old was diagnosised with ASD in May and I have been giving him Omega 3 gelcaps for about a year. I give him 3 gelcaps a day, but I was wondering if anyone...

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Autism Question -

I have 6yr old twin girls one with autism, lately she has been having horrible temper tantrums, (she hates me, throws things at me hits me etc). How can I tell if this is...

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ADD Meds

So, I was all set to take the leap and get my son on Straterra before school started. I went to pick up the medication and the pharmacist, who also is the mother of one of his...

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PDD Help

Can any one relate and give me suggestions. My 6 year old has a diagnosis of PDD- NOS and he can be a super happy kid laughing a lot but can spend days being very very negative...

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Questions

My son Elijah has a lot of similarites to children with autism. To date he does not have that diagnosis. He has sensory issues, his speech is delayed (getting better with...

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My son is 21 months old...

When my 4 year old was about 3 I believed that it was possible he was Auistic...but his dad told me I was wrong...and since he has custody of him I cant take him to get him...

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Tooth Fairy with Autism

I have a 6 year old boy with High Functioning Autism. He just lost a tooth on Wednesday and is still very uncomfortable about it. He started pulling it out in the van, so we...

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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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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...