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Advice Needed
I have been reading the stories and have found it comforting to feel that I'm not the only one who has been...More
Posted by An_250649
Asperger's and Social Security Disability
Hi, I am brand new to this support community and wanted to ask a couple of questions. But first: My son,...More
Posted by Lauree_Parent
My son has told me twice now that he wishes he wer...
I have two sons that fall under the Austism spectrum. My youngest son is my concern now. He is 12...More
my 3 yr old son might have autism???
I have a 3yr old son that turns 4 this year. he knows a handful of words and two phrases but does not always...More
Posted by An_250300
aspergers teen
My 15y/o son has aspergers. He constantly hugs and touches (not inappropriately) family members and it is...More
Posted by An_250240
Wondering
I have a 17 month old son and after it being brought to my attention and doing some research I'm wondering...More
Posted by surfnbb0105
26 year-old son has anger outbursts
My 26 year-old autistic son has anger outbursts. It does not happen frequently, but he has done a lot of...More
Posted by An_249851
Adult recently diagnosed. Advice needed
Hello, I am 28yo and was only diagnosed last week with High Functioning Autism. I started looking into it...More
Posted by francess84
Finding cure for autism.
Children with autism need your help! I know how busy you are, but please read my story all the way to the...More
Posted by jeepers1jan
Diagnoised with Autism and started speech and OT.
My son recently started the speech and occupational therapy soon. I am having a hard time with him when we go...More
Posted by srr0322
New to Autism
My son has been diagnosed with Autism he is now almost 4 years old in February. It is still quite a shock and I...More
Posted by Giniv
William Paterson Univ. Researchers seek Parents of...
My colleagues and I are conducting a survey study looking at factors (e.g., conception methods,...More
Posted by WPUSpeech
new to diagnosis
Hi Everyone! Yesterday, my 8 year old son was diagnosed with aspergers. It iwas not a surprise, but I still...More
Posted by betsymomof2
NOT ALL Aspies are created equal!!
I'm so saddened to read all these different posts telling people to STAY THE HELL AWAY from an aspie, run...More
Posted by An_248661
NOT ALL Aspies are created equal!!
I'm so saddened to read all these different posts telling people to STAY THE HELL AWAY from an aspie, run...More
Posted by An_248661
ADHD with Tourettes or Aspergers?
My son, now 10, had delayed speech. In kindergarten, he seemed to have trouble staying on task. In first...More
Posted by An_248411
Living w/an aspberger husband & son
Grant it this is not easy to work with (aspbergers) and I take one step at a time, I even take one hour at a...More
Posted by Stangjo62
Dealing with the Guilt
Please tell me how to cope with the guilt I feel from this. And then today NYTs article says that its likely...More
Posted by Winter1914
can/did your autistic child speak in sentences at ...
Posted by An_247206

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Does this sound like autism
Hi, my son is almost 4 and has been diagnosed with autism , however I am having real difficulty excepting this...More
Posted by peyto
Being diagnosed with Aspergers
I was diagnosed almost 4 years ago and its very hard for to explain to people what autism and asperger's is....More
Posted by An_247057
My nine months old likes light
my nine months old boy is very attract to electrical holes and try to touch the night lights and play with...More
Posted by An_246760
Potty training regression
My 10 yr old son was potty trained at 5 yrs old. Everything went great for about 3 years. He stopped using the...More
Posted by lkp2000
Does My Boyfriend have slight Aspergers?
I've been dating my boyfriend for over a year, and recently one of my friends said that she thinks there's...More
Posted by An_246197
Need advice all around
Hello, My son Roman is 3, we have been going through testing for about a year now and he was finally...More
Posted by romansworld
autism treatment choices
There are so many different approaches to autism treatment available. I believe it is most important that...More
Posted by SenchoNeko
Aspergers
I am a 44 yr old mom of a 21 yr old, i always knew since he was a baby that he was diffrent than most...More
Posted by loree3636
Just received diagnosis of aspergers
I just received a diagnosis of aspergers for my 5 year old. I have forwarded the diagnosis with to her peds...More
Posted by Yitzzy
Did your autistic child avoid eye contact as an in...
I am a new parent of 6-week old twins. One twin seems fine, but the other one actively avoids all eye...More
Posted by JohnInNYC

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