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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Correcting a autistic child

I have an autistic child she is 7 yrs old she curses at her brothers an thinks saying i'm going to kill you is funny and uses that when she gets angry mainly at her 2 brothers,...

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Melatonin

Hey everyone, I have a 10 year old PDD-NOS child and a 10 year old little brother with ADHD. (yes I stay VERY busy : ) I was wondering about melatonin at night to help them...

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Need advice

Hi new here have an 8 yr old with pdd-nos and As he. He is in a mainstream classroom with a special ed consultant and aide. I . Also have a 5 yr old in kindergarten. Well...

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Autism and clonidine

Hi Moms, I really need some help and guidance. My daughter is nearly 5 and was diagnosed with ASD when she was 3. She hasn't received the official diagnosis of ADHD but I am...

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preteen mastubation

It's NORMAL, I have a ten year old who does it pretty much every day, it,s not a big deal just talk to him or her about hygiene, simple!!

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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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Annoyed by a small comment!

I met a mum at playgroup who when we got talking i found out that she too has a son with an ASD! Thinking great someone to talk too i explained i had a son with aspergers, she...

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regulation 5c 04

can. any help me under stand regulation 504 as ot relate to socialization. and lifeskills ..my son is in a 621 self contained. class. the school takes him bowling and to the...

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get the autism. diagnosis

if your child. has a intellectual. disability. autism. diagnose is where you get most services. this may sound crazy. but. i would rather take the diagnosis. with the greatest...

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introducing myself

I've. been on this site a couple. of times without introducing. myself. im a 48 year old. mother college. graduate. mother of 2 a girl a senior. in college. that is 28. and an....

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the journey.

in the journey. of being a parent of. a child with a diablity i have. learned. to put. myself frist i. have an 11year old son with autism. and developmental delay. at the time...

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Son With Aspergers...HELP!!!

My 7 year old son who is the first grade was diagnosed with Asperger's back in Feb of this year. My son is a very sweet and gifted (academically) child however he is unable to...

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explaining. my child

im not tired. of explaining my child because he is different. and that is my reality . so in some situation. i explain before i get. to a places other times i state my child has...

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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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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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explaining. my child

im not tired. of explaining my child because he is different. and that is my reality . so in some situation. i explain before i get. to a places other times i state my child has...

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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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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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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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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...