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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melatonin

I have a 19 year old Autistic child who is also mentally handicapped. I've started crushing a melatonin tablet on yogurt, to give it to her. Is that ok to do, or does giving...

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Autism in a 17 month old

Hi parents! I'm new here. I have identical twin girls, they just turned 17 months. One of my twins is showing a lot of signs for Autism, her pedi is concerned. She is still...

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terrified mommy

I have a non verbal autistic, deaf child who is displaying inappropriate sexual actions. I don't know if I'm crazy! Or what to do ?

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terrified mommy

I have a non verbal autistic, deaf child who is displaying inappropriate sexual actions. I don't know if I'm crazy! Or what to do ?

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terrified mommy

I have a non verbal autistic, deaf child who is displaying inappropriate sexual actions. I don't know if I'm crazy! Or what to do ?

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Let 'em stim!!

I joined this group because I was searching google about stimming, and came across an old post on the subject, which is now closed. But I still want to put my two cents in,...

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adult son with aspergers

Our son is 24yo and has aspergers, adhd, pdd....he is fairly high functioning however still needs daily monitering. He has a PT job that he has had consistantly for 6+ yrs....

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New here! Need advice/feedback

Hi, My son is 5 years old and has moderate Autism. I've noticed that his answers sometimes do not have anything to do with a question he's being asked. I've gotten somewhat used...

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New to group-not new to Autism

Hi! I am new to the group and am hoping someone can help with a question I have. Is it normal for a girl on the spectrum to have intensified symptoms after menstruation begins?...

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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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melatonin

I have a 19 year old Autistic child who is also mentally handicapped. I've started crushing a melatonin tablet on yogurt, to give it to her. Is that ok to do, or does giving...

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Autism in a 17 month old

Hi parents! I'm new here. I have identical twin girls, they just turned 17 months. One of my twins is showing a lot of signs for Autism, her pedi is concerned. She is still...

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melatonin

I have a 19 year old Autistic child who is also mentally handicapped. I've started crushing a melatonin tablet on yogurt, to give it to her. Is that ok to do, or does giving...

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Autism in a 17 month old

Hi parents! I'm new here. I have identical twin girls, they just turned 17 months. One of my twins is showing a lot of signs for Autism, her pedi is concerned. She is still...

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New here! Need advice/feedback

Hi, My son is 5 years old and has moderate Autism. I've noticed that his answers sometimes do not have anything to do with a question he's being asked. I've gotten somewhat used...

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adult son with aspergers

Our son is 24yo and has aspergers, adhd, pdd....he is fairly high functioning however still needs daily monitering. He has a PT job that he has had consistantly for 6+ yrs....

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New to group-not new to Autism

Hi! I am new to the group and am hoping someone can help with a question I have. Is it normal for a girl on the spectrum to have intensified symptoms after menstruation begins?...

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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...