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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My 8 yr son has asperger's

My son was diagnosed with asperger's syndrom last fall 2008.After a few years of ancious moments at not having answers for the behaviours and habits he was exibiting.It was such...

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Eating help!

I have a toddler who chooses not to eat pretty much ANYTHING I make for her. She's always been a picky eater, but the doctor told us it would get better the older she got. He...

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your stories

i am currently in college and am doing a presentation on autism. I have all the facts, but i would love to be able to add some personal experiences of anyone who's child suffers...

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FL Education

We are planning to move to FL within the next 1-1/2 years and was wondering if anyone out there had any positive experiences with FL schools? We are looking to move to the...

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help with meds! please!

My 11yr old daughter Allie who is on spectrum has been on risperdal for outbursts and other abusive behavior to others & herself. She also has some tics along with OCD issues....

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Benefits of Magnesium?

We are currently building a pool and have the option of getting a magnesium filtration system. It's kinda expensive, but it seems there are a lot of health benefits to having it...

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Medication

Does anyone have an ASD child taking the medication Abilify? I have an 8 yr. old boy who has been on Abilify for about 6 months. It seems to be helping but I'm not sure how...

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Need advice

Hello I just need some advice from other moms going through this I have a 7 yr old son who has adhd and learning disability and he's on medication he is doing well in school but...

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Need advice

Hello I just need some advice from other moms going through this I have a 7 yr old son who has adhd and learning disability and he's on medication he is doing well in school but...

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How do you deal with lying

My high functioning 7 year old isn't understanding the concept of telling the truth and keep his promises. I remove privileges but the lesson just isn't sinking in. I'd love to...

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How do you deal with lying

My high functioning 7 year old isn't understanding the concept of telling the truth and keep his promises. I remove privileges but the lesson just isn't sinking in. I'd love to...

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mild autism

my son is 4 yr old. he speaks many words but don't addressing us. he is also treated with homeopathy and improving sometimes fast and sometimes slow. i don't know what to do..

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Worried about 15 month old

Hi, I'm worried about my 15 month old son, Ben. He is not yet clapping or waving, not imitating gestures or sounds and very rarely responds to his name. He also does not have...

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mild autism

my son is 4 yr old. he speaks many words but don't addressing us. he is also treated with homeopathy and improving sometimes fast and sometimes slow. i don't know what to do..

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Worried about 15 month old

Hi, I'm worried about my 15 month old son, Ben. He is not yet clapping or waving, not imitating gestures or sounds and very rarely responds to his name. He also does not have...

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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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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...