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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on my own

I am on my own with 2 childrean eldest has aspergers has anybody got any tips 4 me 2 cope with both of them when he in what i call a black day

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school

my son who is 9 is not coping very well at main stream school it has been advised that he go 2 a school that specialise in asd childrean does anyone know of a good school as he...

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Need help!

My son has been diagnosed with PDD and has been doing well with it unmedicated, the past few weeks he has been falling backwards with his progress, his episodes have become more...

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Autism and seizures

Hi everyone. My son is 13 and was diagnosed with autism age 3 years. He had his first tonic clonic seizure 2 years ago now and has 2 more since then. For years, he has...

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Flying

Hi, we have only taken our 7-year old autistic son on an aeroplane once for a 1-hour flight to Scotland. It went quite well and we were so proud of him. This year, we are...

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Recommended Screenings

Hi, I have a 13 yo son (14 in July). Through this circle, I am confident that what he's dealt with all along is high functioning autism - asperger's or another version (since...

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i need help!!!!!!!!

ok so i have 3 kids, a 7 year old a 3 year old and a 2 year old, my 3 year old has done nothing and i really do meen nothing but screem from the day he was born (after resus) i...

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Help please

my son can become very aggressive at times. He pinches, bites, and is now learned to hit. He does this when he is very mad. I have tried almost everything to stop this...

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grandparents

My 3 year old is high functioning aspergers. His grandparents are having a hard time dealing with all of this and pretty much just ignore him as a result. They seem to think...

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Should I be worried?

Hello everyone I am new to this group and have some concerns. I am worried about my 3 yr old son and wondering if anyone may know if there is something wrong with him and if i...

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PDD

HI my name is Dennise my son is 6 years old he have been Diagnoses with Pervasive Development Disorder NO. Now I have a somewhat of what that mean but it still not clear to me....

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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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efucstions

I have an. 11 year old son with. Autism. Development. Delay. And. A.D.D ,between 2006-2012 the school district did not do an educational evauation on my son . between that...

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what is an IEP

my 12 year old son has has difficulty following the school program so he has fallen behind . he moved from a school with seven children and now is in a school with a classroom...

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My son will not poop on the potty

My almost 7 year old will not poop on the potty. He has high functioning autism. I have tried many different ideas from family, Internet, doctor. I'm a very patient mom, but now...

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PDD

HI my name is Dennise my son is 6 years old he have been Diagnoses with Pervasive Development Disorder NO. Now I have a somewhat of what that mean but it still not clear to me....

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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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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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Other moms exclude my son

Looking for commiseration and comfort. I have a 3.5 year old on the spectrum. We live in a neighborhood with tons of parents in their 30's and toddlers everywhere you turn. I've...

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6 year old autistic son

Hi my name is Hope and I am the mother of a 6 year old autistic/ adhd combined type. I decided yesterday to remove my son from the public school system. He had been through the...

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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...