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I Have An Autistic Grandchild

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    My Grandson Is Autistic

    MY NAME IS RENA I HAVE GRANDSON THAT IS AUTISTIC. IAM TRYING TO FIND SCHOOL FOR HIM. IT IS HARD TO FIND SOMETIMES I LOOK IT HIM AND CRY. AND HE LOOK BACK IT ME LIKE GRANDMOM WHAT`S WRONG.EVERY PLACE I CALLED WAITING LIST IS FULL DON`T WHAT ELSE TO DO. SOMEBODY PLEASE HELP ME.
    CAVARIO CAVARIO 41-45 Nov 5, 2012

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    Good Or Bad?

    When my granddaughter was still a babe in arms I knew she wasn't ordinary.  She just wouldn't make eye contact with me.  Since I was enlisted to be her primary caregiver while her mother (my daughter) worked, we got to know one another very well indeed and she proved to...
    tigerbaby123 tigerbaby123 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2008

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    Even If You Dont Face It, Doesnt Mean It Isnt True

    my nephew is an autistic savant. At 5 years old he could navigate the internet. Instead of having a poster of elmo in his room he had a diagram of the human body with a pointer. My mother was dying of pancreatic cancer and he asked his mom how to spell pancreatic so he could look...
    francineo francineo 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 20, 2008

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    Children Are Gods Angel

    when my grandson was four he was diagnosed as having severe autism as we left the doctors surgery i felt numb and confused like i wanted to grieve for my little boy but this seemed wrong as i  held my boy many days i stayed like this then i wrote this poem I feel so...
    rosyposyshadow rosyposyshadow 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 30, 2008

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    Autistic Children

    Luke was my first grandchild. He just turned five. He walked at eight months. He spoke early. At about two he started regressing. It has been very hard. We got him in programs right away. Now you really cant even tell. He talks normally ,  and seems like a normal little...
    debysboys27 debysboys27 51-55, F Aug 1, 2008

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    My Special Grandson

    My grandson is now 7. He is still non-verbal. He is the sweetest and very loving. He is very happy most of the time. He and I share a very strong connection. He always showes emotion when he sees me.The one word he has never forgotten is "tickle",he loves to get in my...
    DrPepper DrPepper 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 30, 2008

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    Autism In Children

    I have an Autistic grandson.  He's 6 ; but was told he was Autistic.  He is the smartest boys I know.  He can count to 1,000; tell time, loves music, swimming and hugging grandma.  He just recently told me he love's me.  I was so excited  I almost...
    Pepsigal525 Pepsigal525 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 31, 2009

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    2 Autistic Grandchildren

    i have 2 grandchildren, different parents, with asbergers syndrome, A.K.A. high functioning autism.  i adore them.  but they have no social skills, no friends, unusual fears, and are obnoxious when they try to interact with people. it makes me cry.
    robyn robyn 51-55, F 4 Responses Jul 31, 2009

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    Blessings

    I have an autistic grandchild. he is high functioning,six years old and very smart. He knows geography and can read on a 3rd grade level ,he can also tell you the make of any automobile. he is very accepting and such an example for me. Iam very blessed to have him in my life. He...
    maesy maesy 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 15, 2008

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    I am the 9th child of 10. I have 5 brothers & 4 sisters. I have 17 nieces & 18 nephews. My parents have 42 grandchildren & I have 7 kids. Soren Elias has a wife & 2 daughters...
    SierraDuncanBates SierraDuncanBates 31-35, F Sep 6

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    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2084036675/artistic-autistic-awareness?ref=email My Kickstarter application is finally live. I have autism and I find the preconceptions...
    TheNakedPoet TheNakedPoet 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    My ex is freaking out now. He doesn't even get why though because he's a repressed white dude. He tells me he loves me and calls me pet names even though I told him to stop. I told...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Our 20 year old son has an autism spectrum disorder and was recently diagnosed as bipolar 1. I knew right away, at his birth that he was different. Instinctively, I started full...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I so hate when people tese me and other like me cause we have disability it make me sooooo upset when i get tese why do people do it i go to a special school cause i can't get nom...
    ewoh ewoh 18-21, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hello :) My pain is silent. Nobody, not even my family, knows how much I hurt. I have two healthy adult daughters, and five amazing grandkids--gifts from God, every one. I have...
    sockmama sockmama 51-55, F Aug 17

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    my explanation is really unclear, i know, but i tried. apologies in advance. last time i wrote something about this, a heated discussion unchained, so i'm a bit cautious now. it's...
    absenceofsound absenceofsound 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I only found this out 2 years ago, about apparently I've had it my whole life. The assessor looked at me after the test and just said "Well, you've got the worst case I've seen in...
    xPrincessLovellx xPrincessLovellx 18-21, F Aug 22

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    I have a seven-year-old boy and a soon-to-be four-year-old girl, they can be adorable and I love them. The boy has autism though he is "high functioning" and very intelligent...
    PhDFeelsGood PhDFeelsGood 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    My daughter who was with the same man for almost 16 years has 2 children 15 and 10 old has separated from her husband last year in Oct. I was very supportive because I knew she...
    wdowa wdowa 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I have two African-American grandchildren who though they at times drive me nuts--They belong to me and I love them.
    larrlee larrlee 61-65, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My uncle/godfather. My uncle was a very sincere, sensitive, cheerful man. He helped everybody very much. Suddenly, in 2007 he fell into a long pnemumonia. He was ill earlier due to...
    michalmos michalmos 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Could it be just plain unfair that individuals say "All people" in Florida includes a venereal disorder, when the particular quantity is barely 0 solutionsLeadership progress: As...
    Logan4825edv1 Logan4825edv1 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have had this feeling all of my life just simple things to start with such as I just knew that a car was coming around the corner (living in the mountains of Kentucky on one-lane...
    Danni1982 Danni1982 31-35, F 16 hrs ago

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    Hey everyone. I hope my experience can help people just as much as so many of your experiences have helped me. Im 26 and have had HS for 9 years (i think) thats how long i can...
    Meganvan Meganvan 26-30, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I want to start off by saying, I love this group name. It fits my situation perfectly. I used to be such a creative, artistic, expressive person. I had a 600+ page role-play going...
    rollingdoro rollingdoro 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    I have always enjoyed quietness. I don't like babies crying or people talking loudly on the phone, or people whispering in lectures.. I moved back home halfway through my second...
    leo1292 leo1292 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    Im 23 years old i have a half sister from my father samuel bracey. All i know about my sister is her name is Heather she is 6months younger then i am so she would have been born in...
    jessicawilliamson jessicawilliamson 22-25, F 16 hrs ago

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    I can't be sure and I don't want to be sure. But I have a feeling that its true. It's a very strange story I have only told 1 person and I think they judge me because of it. I...
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Here's something for you guys. Ok, if anyone is interested, I am a man and I can have multiple orgas.ms. Yes, it's possible for males also. Actually, there is a slight difference...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I have depression and ive had it for about a year but im clean with no cuts. Although ive had suicidal thoughts and self harm thoughts everyday so my mom decided to put me in...
    KaylaBiskup KaylaBiskup 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    oh my goodness.He is the most charming, sexy, smart , admirable man I have ever met. Like seriously I don't think I have ever met anyone as sweet and nice as him. Woah he makes me...
    Angelina1992 Angelina1992 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Im 14 years old and I have had maladaptive dreaming for a while although I only just found out, I don't even remember when it started. I usually start dreaming whenever I have...
    Shadow0173 Shadow0173 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    i had an appointment with my hairdresser that was a rather spur-of-the-moment decision, and I only had about 20 minutes to get to the salon, which is 15 minutes away. So, I got...
    fishsweeper fishsweeper 51-55, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I have accepted myself, not in a way that I know myself therefore I should change everything to fit in the society and #yolo. No not that, but simply I have accepted that, me, who...
    anon152 anon152 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    When I was younger my family thought my mother had bipolar disorder. I grew up in a behavioral mess of bad decisions my mother had continuously made. When I was 8 my mother...
    tswmcgee tswmcgee 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    My name is Karly and I am 25 years old. My family of 6 has a history of Depression, Anxiety, ADD/ADHD and sleeping disorders. My father, sister and I suffer from all the above...
    kcmac311 kcmac311 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    Fears, Fears, Fears #1. Thunderstorms. I dislike thunderstorms with a passion. I'm afraid of them. The lightning doesn't scare me as much as the thunder does. I dislike the noise...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    21 years old, paternal grandmother had it, father had it, I have it but my younger sister doesn't. Intelligent and successful but have always and continue to get teased about it...
    Darling03 Darling03 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Physically and mentally and emotionally as well and I've just gotten out of it and it ended very badly. On top of it all I could be expecting and I had sent him a picture of the...
    Mjkittycass1985 Mjkittycass1985 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I have been, and still am part of a really abusive selfish mother and an enabler father. My mother is so derailed mentally, she is viciously crewel. She has antagonized me from...
    pistacchia pistacchia 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    So i have 9 bettas right now and 5 of them are in the same tank. 4 are females and one is a very mellow male that seems to chase the girls around but gets bored of it quickly, the...
    Colormybetta Colormybetta 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I was born in Southern California and when I was one and half we moved to Canada so we could be with my family. When I was in Canada I had thousands of friends and five really...
    Allallalla Allallalla 31-35, F 1 Response 40 mins ago

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    This awful disease makes me think terrible things that I really don't want to think about then it makes me want to confess them to someone, especially if the thoughts involve them...
    somethingx3 somethingx3 31-35, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    i have worn lipstick lots of times when i have privacy, i just love the way it looks on my lips. my favourite colors of lipstick are red, hot pink and black, was thinking of trying...
    girlsrule2015 girlsrule2015 26-30, M 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    It's so difficult.. I am a graduate student, and I've always done well academically. But sometimes I get so consumed in self-doubt and anxiety that I have forgotten something or...
    BeautifulinElevation BeautifulinElevation 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    It affects my life far too much. Even in 'relaxed' situations such as going for a drink, my legs feel jelly, breathing is sometimes laboured, I'm hypervigilant and want to be near...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    This actually still scares me when I think about it so maybe it's good to get it out. Two of my closest female friends knew this guy. I never really knew much about him besides...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I fell from the stairs at school about one story high and knocked myself out 😓 and by the time I woke up (just now) I find my big brother going through my phone (Bruno I'm so...
    johannesc4 johannesc4 13-15, M 10 hrs ago