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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Cody

He is 13 and was told he had Asperger's 3 years ago, we just thought we did something wrong.

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New member

My son is 4 1/2 and is on the mild end of the spectrum. We are Blessed with his Amazing Honesty and Awesome Memory!!! I really wish I had a Journal of his journey these last 2...

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Hi!

Hi, i'm mum to a 3yr little boy, who is at the age of 12-18 months in terms of his development. He is suspected to be autistic, but we haven't had a diagnosis yet. He doesn't...

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Hello

My name is Amy and I am the mother of a child with multiple diagnosises including PDD. I am also a certified instructor of a class for parents or caregivers of children with...

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An introduction

I'm new here, and am not really sure how this works. I'm a mom with a husband and three kids, two of them are on the spectrum. I just wanted to connect with other moms who...

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Meltdowns

My 8 yr old who is borderline autistic with PDD has been experiencing meltdowns a lot lately. I was just wondering if its that time of year or the age that is causing it.

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My son Tanner

My son tanner has kleinfelters syndrome, pdd nos, odd, sensory integration issues. He can be as stubborn as a mule. Although he is almost 13 its like having a four year old in...

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Hello everyone!

Hello everyone, my name is Kari. My two year old son, Kai, was recently dianosed with Autism. We knew we he had it though a long time before he was dianosed. He has very high...

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From a Teachers perspective

HI, I am an Early Childhood SPecial Ed. Teacher. Teaching this age group I am one of the ones that would be the first one to tell you your child may have Autism (along with...

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Another newbie..sleep questions?

Hi! I'm Stephanie, from Southern Maine. One of my twin boys is autistic, has seizures (this is newly diagnosed), sensory issues. My other twin has a speech delay (auditory...

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Hi, I'm new

Hi. My name is Beth. I am the mother of two boys ages 11 and 28 months. My husband was diagnosed with AS about 3 weeks ago. My younger son was evaluated by the school...