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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Feeling isolated

My 2 boys (3 and 17 months) were just diagnosed with ASD. I can't seem to stop crying. No one in my life understands what this is like, other than my husband. I have little...

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Is it just wishful thinking.?

Hi everyone just looking to get your opinion I have two boys both being assessed for autism 4 and half and 2 and a half. My question is about my younger child he is 2 and a...

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bathroom issues

My son Jonathan is 11yrs old. We have always had trouble with going to the bathroom. Very diffucult to potty train. He went to go pee, but hardly ever to go do the other. We are...

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What to expect next

So Monday of this week I contacted my states Early Intervention Program. My daughter is 20 months old. The things I have noticed about her that send up red flags isn't...

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Vyvanse

Any ADHD/Asperger's kids taking Vyvanse? My 10-year old just started it this week and he's VERY moody. Crying every evening for hours! Could it be the Vyvanse? Any thoughts?

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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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Possible Asperger's?

My daughter is eight years old and we have been dealing with "meltdowns" since she was about two. It has been an unfortunate roller coaster that has taken it's toll on everyone....

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Toe-walking device

I am a student at Northeastern University in Boston about to start a senior design project for Mechanical Engineering. My group has decided to create a device that will help...

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encoprisis HELP!

My name is Jenny and i need advice, help, support. .anything. my son will be six next month and he poops his pants daily. H has autism and from what we have understood about it...

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Autism and Summer Camp

My son (age 10) suffers from anxiety disorder (well controlled on medication ) and autism. This last summer he attended sleep away camp and voiced no objections to attending. We...

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Possible Asperger's?

My daughter is eight years old and we have been dealing with "meltdowns" since she was about two. It has been an unfortunate roller coaster that has taken it's toll on everyone....

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Toe-walking device

I am a student at Northeastern University in Boston about to start a senior design project for Mechanical Engineering. My group has decided to create a device that will help...

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encoprisis HELP!

My name is Jenny and i need advice, help, support. .anything. my son will be six next month and he poops his pants daily. H has autism and from what we have understood about it...

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2 year old twins with autism

Hi I have 2 year old twins with autism who aren't talking at all yet, has anyone else got a child going through this and if so have they started speaking yet? I worry about the...

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Autism and Summer Camp

My son (age 10) suffers from anxiety disorder (well controlled on medication ) and autism. This last summer he attended sleep away camp and voiced no objections to attending. We...

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2 year old twins with autism

Hi I have 2 year old twins with autism who aren't talking at all yet, has anyone else got a child going through this and if so have they started speaking yet? I worry about the...

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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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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...