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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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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ASD and ADHD having an impact

My 8 year old middle child has recently been diagnosed with the above. He is such hard work and needs my attention 24/7. My boyfriend and I argue about it as he says I'm not...

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MASTURBATION

I really need some advise here my son has Autism and is 12 1/2 yrs old and has just started masturbating, I did not think he would know to do such a thing without any discussion...

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question

My son is 26 months....He dont like to play with other kids .....he self injury .....he never sit down....he has speech delay....poor eating habits....he spins and jump up...

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My son is 26 months....He dont like to play with other kids .....he self injury .....he never sit down....he has speech delay....poor eating habits....he spins and jump up...

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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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My son is 26 months....He dont like to play with other kids .....he self injury .....he never sit down....he has speech delay....poor eating habits....he spins and jump up...

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My son is 26 months....He dont like to play with other kids .....he self injury .....he never sit down....he has speech delay....poor eating habits....he spins and jump up...

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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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ASD and ADHD having an impact

My 8 year old middle child has recently been diagnosed with the above. He is such hard work and needs my attention 24/7. My boyfriend and I argue about it as he says I'm not...

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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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Swimming lessons

We are trying to teach our 9 year old how to swim any suggestions? Group lessons went ok but they decided she would benefit better from one on one lessons, but we couldn't get...

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Is this autism?

My daughter is only diagnosed with developmental delays and sensory processing disorder. But I think it may be autism, is it? She only eats macaroni and cheese, chicken nuggets,...

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Toothpaste

I need advice for my 14 year old who will only use children's toothpaste due to the taste of adult toothpaste. His teeth are pretty yellow and no cavities, but I need a whitener...

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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...