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I Have An Autistic Grandchild

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 13 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I don't want to have kids. Yes I have wide birthing hips and thighs. Yes I have large breast, but a baby is not getting a hold to any of it. This is for my future hubby only...
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    I don't want to have kids. Yes I have wide birthing hips and thighs. Yes I have large breast, but a baby is not getting a hold to any of it. This is for my future hubby only...
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    I don't want to have kids. Yes I have wide birthing hips and thighs. Yes I have large breast, but a baby is not getting a hold to any of it. This is for my future hubby only...
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    I have PLS or so they tell me. I feel like I am at an AA meeting or a Gambler's Anonymous meeting admitting to a problem I have. Luckily, I don't have those type of problems...
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    To elaborate on my first post. We have had more disagreements since then and some good days. To me the drinking lying about it and hiding it gets to me. He does work hard all week...
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    I still have a power... at least, I think it's a power. Maybe just something I can do with my mind. I'm not sure. I'll have to read up on my power or whatever it's considered...
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    I am from Texas so people say I have an accent.People say it's more noticeable than others cause I live in the actual country part if Texas.And I live in a small town not far from...
    Shireene92 Shireene92 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have spells of claustrophobia as well as agoraphobia. I try to manage it by staying in medium sized rooms that don't have a lot of people in them. I'm taking medication and...
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    Ok. Maybe not totally yet, but I did get to the root of some of my anger issues with my job. I schedule transportation for people who need rides to medical appointments. Many of...
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    I really am glad to say that I admire men and women who have self respect. It is almost one of the worse things to see is older people acting young. I admire seeing older people...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 5 hrs ago

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    Forgive me for being so winded but this is the first time I've reAlly talked about this:My daughter was born at 30 weeks due to a placental abruption. I had to have a crash C...
    Ashley3085 Ashley3085 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    We all have. I liked to think as each and every person that I'd lost in my life as a 'purposeful' loss - one that had meaning, one that was determined by fate and had pushed me...
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    I have a crush on a guy who works in the same plaza but a different store and I hate it! I hate it more than anything. This is the first time I've had a crush on a guy since high...
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    Assuming that you have read the title, I hope you can relate to what I'm trying to say. One side, is for the public. When Im outside my house, and when other people are there, I...
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    I'm 15, I live in the UK and I was looking for someone to talk to. Not necessarily to vent problems to, just someone I can truly be my self around. It's hard because none of my...
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    Want to know something truly tragic? In my work I have a two close female friends I can trust 100% with anything I tell them, one of them I feel I cannot trust them with this, not...
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    I can't wait to get my certification so I can start wearing my scrubs and working at a hospital. Retail is sooo stressful and annoying. People treat you like your a servant. Like...
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    any females who have social anxiety or whatever?
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    Robinzasio Robinzasio 41-45, F 11 hrs ago

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    That's Vendetta behind me. He follows me everywhere so I have to sneak away from his butt lol