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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CHILD'S FEARS

Does anyone have any tips for this: My husband and I went out for a few hours last Saturday. We left our 11 1/2 yr old home alone. He has been left alone in late afternoons...

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where do i begin??

i am having a hard time finding a starting point! i have had many problems with my youngest who is just over 1year of age and deep down i know somethings are just not right with...

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I think my son is autistic

I have a 7 year old son who has be diagnossed and mentally disturped, global devopmental delay, hypotoia and hyporeflexia. though I think it is more. I know alot of autistic...

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Intro

Hi there, I am Tiffany and have a 4yr old son with aspergers. I also have a 7yr old girl & 2yr old boy. My husband & I found out last year that Connor has asperger's and it...

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Should I change counlsers?

I have twins that are 13 a boy and a girl. Boy 12 and another boy 7. I have been fighting these past few weeks to keep my 13 yr old boy out of Juvie. He has only been home 2...

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Hello!

Hi I just wanted to introduce myself! I am 31 and the Mother of 3 children and 1 on the way. My oldest is 10 years of age and he has PDD-NOS with a co-morbid of Bi-Polar and...

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Help With Tummy Time!!!

My daughter doesn't seem to enjoy tummy time!!! She is almost 4 months old and is very strong in her legs. I will put her on her tummy at 3-5x/day for 5 minutes; sometimes she...

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Introduction!

Hello all. I'm Karen. I'm a single mom of 3 boys. My 7 year old - classic autism. My 9 year old is an Aspie kiddo. My 14 year old has mood disorder, NOS (hmmm .... I'm...

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Million Mom March to DC?

I am not a mom but a caregiver. i am not an expert,Dr,Professional jsut a man who has a great nephew with Autism and have been caregiver to Developmentally disabled children.I...

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Aspergers and agression ?

Last week my 5yr old son ,who has aspergers kicked his 2yr old brother in the tummy, the day after he kicked him in the face whilst wearing his school shoes, giving him a huge...

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Feeling Lonely & Frustrated...

My husband, Kris & I will be married 4 years this January. Kris & I met each other through match.com. During our courtship, Kris was stationed at Mcguire AFB in NJ, while I...

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supplements/meds

I was doing some late night research, as we all often do and was wondering if anyone has used Piracetam (Nootropil), DMAE, or Tryptophan with any of their children?

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Help!!

My son Kobe who is 9 hits, pinches, bites and pulls mine and my daughters hair....all while im driving! I drive a Ford Escape so not much room to seperate us all from each...

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Question about potty training

Does anyone have experience with potty training a child with autism and sensory processing disorder? My daughter Emma is 5 and is very resistant to using the potty. My husband...

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Regression?

ello all. My son will be 25 months old tomorrow and since around the 20 month mark his eating has gotten horrible. He used to eat great with forks and spoons and then when his...

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Regression?

ello all. My son will be 25 months old tomorrow and since around the 20 month mark his eating has gotten horrible. He used to eat great with forks and spoons and then when his...

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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...