High Functioning Autism

This group is here for parents that may have or do have a child(ren) on the ASD Spectrum. My 4 years old son has recently been diagnosed with High Functioning Autism and ADHD. I would like to hear from other parents their stories and also for all of us to share help and advice. :o)


ASD in Toddlers and Sleep

My son was just diagnosed and is having trouble with sleep. He wakes up every night for at least an hour sometimes 4 hours. We have just started trying melatonin but sometimes...


Middle schools

Hi, my son is 11 years old and he has high functional autism which is aspergers. Am looking for a good middle school for him to attend. We live in Memphis tn. Any...



Please feel free to introduce yourself and your children to this community, we are all in the same boat together so the more help and support we can all get the better :o)


Playdates & Support in Hamilton, Ontario

Hi eveyone, I am mom to an 8 year old boy with High functioning ASD. We live in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. I am looking for other moms with High Functioning ASD children for...



My grandson's stimming started when he was about 6 months old and it only occurred when he was especially excited. We lovingly regarded it as his "donut face". We all just...


friend or buddy for my son 17 yrs old

Hi all, Do you know who's interested to be a friend for my son here in vancouver, just to join him to go out and watch movie or give someone to talk to and understand him...


Parent's Perspectives

Hi. My name is Nicole Henson. I am currently working on my Masters Degree to get my BCBA to become a behavioral Analyst. I love working with children who have been diagnosed...


Autism treatment center

Trying to help out families in our community who have children with HFA and other disabilities get the help they need, but needing more parent participation any suggestions on...


Hyperlexia, anyone?

Hi, my 3 y/o son has autism (just plain old autism) and hyperlexia. I was just wondering if there are any other little guys or gals in the same boat!


What to Expect at IEP Meeting

My 8 y.o. son has high functioning autism, diagnosed 6 months ago. He does very well academically, but has meltdowns in class that are a problem. He has difficulty...


Is my 4 year old son on the spectrum?

My husband and I are trying to figure out what is going on with our almost 4 year old son. Our concerns started when we enrolled him into a preschool/daycare when he turned 3....



I have a meeting at the school Monday. I am really dreading it too. my son is 10 and has been diagnosed with aspergers, but because he is so high functioning it has been...