Autism Support

This is a place for moms that have a child(ren) with Autism to talk about their lives and struggles.


Is Abilify making my autistic son sick?

My step son is 12 years old and we recently added Abilify to help control melt downs and rages he had begun having. We started the Abilify in December. Since he's been on this...

Started by Lauren on 03/07/2013 in Autism Support

Last update on 03/07/2013 by Lauren


almost 4 now and still no talking...

my son is almost 4 now and still he hasnt said any new words.. he will once in awhile say mom or dad.. but other than that nothing.. he was dignosised with autism about a year...

Started by Della on 11/13/2010 in Autism Support

Last update on 10/31/2011 by Brenda


what are the chances 2nd child will be autistic?

i have a 4yr old son who is autistic.. my husband and I are thinking about having another child, but have concerns... will the 2nd child be autistic, how will our son react to...

Started by Della on 03/22/2011 in Autism Support

Last update on 03/22/2011 by Della


daycare for my austic 3 yr.old

right now we are lucky to have my sons grandmother watching him, but she maybe going back to work soon...and if she does we will have to look for a daycare and that scares me.....

Started by Della on 01/04/2010 in Autism Support

Last update on 11/13/2010 by Della


Potty training issues

I have a five year old son that is still having trouble with potty training and I was wondering what you other moms would have to offer for advice. It is difficult as we are...

Started by Iva on 06/17/2010 in Autism Support

Last update on 08/03/2010 by Donna


potty training

hi.. my son is almost 3 and he was just diagnosed with autism... my question is should i try to potty train him yet.. he is nonverbal.. or should i wait... has anyone potty...

Started by Della on 11/07/2009 in Autism Support

Last update on 01/16/2010 by Stacey



Hi and welcome. I am interested to meet new people that have children with Autism. My oldest son is 7 and has Autism/ADHD. I also have a 3 year old and a 2 year old. Please feel...

Started by Kelly on 07/29/2009 in Autism Support

Last update on 10/14/2009 by Donna



With school starting again soon, I have some concerns. Does anyone else have any concerns? My biggest concern is the End Of Grade test--my son will be in the 3rd grade this...

Started by Kelly on 08/04/2009 in Autism Support

Last update on 09/03/2009 by Kelly