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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vyvanse for ASD, ADHD, OCD

Hello, my son started Vyvanse and he is ASD,ADHD with repetitive compulsions. Today, he cried off and on all day which is not normal. He was also breathing heavy. Could these be...

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Autism and echolalia.

Hi, everyone. My daughter is 2 years and 8 months. She has a large vocabulary. She does communicate her wants, needs, but she has a lot of echolalia. She is almost always...

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Helping to cope

My son is 3, and we've known he has sensory issues for a long time now, but we're in the process of getting him screened for autism. The neurologist is confident he will meet...

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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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intuniv side effects

My 6 1/2 yr old has started taking this medicine. Since then he has been having accidents at school both urine and bowel. He does have low muscle tone and other problems at...

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Potty training nonvorbel

Hi ladies im mum of 3.5 years old who's doesn't speek only few words it's so hard to start her potty training I really wanted now I did try she doesn't do it on toilet just sit...

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Autistic boy talking

How can I get my autistic boy to talk in sentences, he can repeat words behind you and sing a song after hearing it once, do you ever think he will talk in sentences

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Where do I go from here?

I am not quite sure where I need to go from here. My lovely daughter is 3 and a half. She is in regular Pre-K and is doing fabulously. She had no issues with the changing of...

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gardianship

my 20 year old autistic son wants to leave his dads house to live with me. I dont know if its legal for him to just leave his dad. But he says he is very unhappy and i want to...

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My world is crashing

Hello everyone. My name is Elisha and I am a mother to 3 beautiful boys. I have been having the worst month of my life. My youngest boy has had some speech delay and he has been...

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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...