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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hpv and autism

Hi I know this may be a very personal question, but do any of the Moms out there believe there is a link between having the HPV virus when pregnant and then having a child with...

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Could this be Autism?

I have a 32 month old boy who has a remarkable speech delay. He knows the names of animals, shapes, the alphabets, colours and numbers, and will point them out in a book if...

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Not a fan of ABA!

I know this may cause controversy but I am very deeply opposed to ABA and cringe every time I hear about it. I know there may be many people who like it and feel that it has...

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holding a pencil

my son is 6, does anyone else have problems trying to teach ur child to hold a pencil. he just can't seem to get the hang of holding the pencil the right way, entire palm as in...

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Asperger's and school

my 8 year old son has asperger's, ADHD and dyspraxia and has just been sent home from school for bad behavior again, I have run out of ideas for trying to deal with his temper...

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boy eating thread n clothes

in my relative there is a boy of 2 and half year old he is always eating thread and now a days it is coming out in his potti and very tough to remove any body please tell me how...

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9 year old boy with PDD/PTSD

My son was diagnosed with P D.D. anxiety nos, explosive disorder and PTSD. I left his Dad in 2010. He was mentally and physically abusive. I thought with treatment and all the...

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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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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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Seeking advice for toddler

Thank you to anyone taking the time to read this. My son has just turned 2 and showing some signs of being on the spectrum as in he's not really talking and seems to have some...

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Seeking advice for toddler

Thank you to anyone taking the time to read this. My son has just turned 2 and showing some signs of being on the spectrum as in he's not really talking and seems to have some...

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Seeking advice for toddler

Thank you to anyone taking the time to read this. My son has just turned 2 and showing some signs of being on the spectrum as in he's not really talking and seems to have some...

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Seeking advice for toddler

Thank you to anyone taking the time to read this. My son has just turned 2 and showing some signs of being on the spectrum as in he's not really talking and seems to have some...

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Seeking advice for toddler

Thank you to anyone taking the time to read this. My son has just turned 2 and showing some signs of being on the spectrum as in he's not really talking and seems to have some...

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9 year old boy with PDD/PTSD

My son was diagnosed with P D.D. anxiety nos, explosive disorder and PTSD. I left his Dad in 2010. He was mentally and physically abusive. I thought with treatment and all the...

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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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I feel so broken

I am reaching out to talk to a mother of a Aurtisic child/children I am a mother of 4 beautiful kids, my 15 yrs old daignosed with severe depression,14 yrs old, which is my only...

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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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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...