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I Have An Autistic Grandchild

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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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    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 Sep 9

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    You guys I seem to have a problem I have an autistic cousin so we're not brother and sister but I have a problem and I'm hoping maybe I can get some advice on this About a year...
    Somechick47 Somechick47 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    You guys I seem to have a problem I have an autistic cousin so we're not brother and sister but I have a problem and I'm hoping maybe I can get some advice on this About a year...
    Somechick47 Somechick47 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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 Sep 11

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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 Sep 11

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    A woman went to the doctor's office where she was seen by one of the younger doctors. After about four minutes in the examination room,she burst out screaming as she ran down the...
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    There have been times on my way home from work when I want to just keep driving and see where I end up. But then I think of my dog (whom I love and would never just leave behind...
    rycbar10 rycbar10 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have a lot of things. It's weird how I go on my daily life blending in with everyone else while my head is so chaotic. I have split personality: the other personality I have is...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    My whole life my younger brother and I have had our ups and downs and his always made me feel like crap but lately since his had a new girlfriend things have gotten worse. Last...
    Mamooshka Mamooshka 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I have social events I go to like conventions and festivals. I go to these things to make NEW friends. She's always got to be there! She's with me 24/7! When she comes with me to...
    RainbowPastel RainbowPastel 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    I Don't Need Many~ I'm just keeping those I have grown close with. I do better having a little list. They've been good friends to me. And I enjoying talking with my little group...
    PrincessSleepy PrincessSleepy 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    After doing many years of psychology and sociology, I have the factual knowledge to know that some people should not have kids. If you are a parent, even if you think youre a good...
    urlaame urlaame 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Dear Friend, I am so sorry that I hurt you. Please forgive me. You've been such a great friend to me. You've been loyal to me, patient, kind, and gentle . Even at my worst, I want...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Not many people can say that they still have their virginity, but I can. I feel as if my mind has been corrupted lately. Thoughts of alcohol and sex were the last things to cross...
    anitamigna anitamigna 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I was in the downstairs bathroom,putting up my hair as the water filled the bath tub.(I was in a bathing suit,weird right?)I sat on the edge of the tub until the water was an inch...
    MarienaMorello MarienaMorello 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I seem to be messing up more and more often and I wonder how much more she will put up with. I seem to take everything to heart that is said and over react and end up pushing her...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I have nightmares all the time Sometimes I'll sit up or partially wake up in the middle which makes it seem more real And a couple times I've been able to feel myself trying to...
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F Aug 30

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    dont judge.... its an annoying thing to have.
    heypeoplezz heypeoplezz 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    My last few summers have been a little lackluster. This one has been fantastic. I've spent a lot of time outside getting fresh air and had some great experiences. I've made new...
    SynapticSpark SynapticSpark 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    ..ever have one of those nights were..you just feel very insignificant. and. meaningless. lower than dirt,i call it. like. crawling into a bottle, or, smoking your lungs like a...
    VoloNoscere VoloNoscere 22-25, M Aug 30

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    Hi, I'm Eden, and I have problems: depression, schizophrenia, OCD, and symptoms seen in psychopaths and sociopaths. I feel terrified of myself. I can't believe that my brain...
    FlyingToHell FlyingToHell 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 30

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    This is my last Friday. I'm nervous. I think I might push my suicide date to the 4th, to give myself a little more time to work out details, like when and if the parents will be...
    maydaysirens maydaysirens 13-15, F Aug 30

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    a little over a year ago my mother left me in the hospital for 9 hours before during and prior to an emergency procedure of where I was rushed in because I was throwing up blood...
    reaching4theshore reaching4theshore 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I have a small one on my left arm that looks like a skull. I'm pretty sure it means I'm wicked punk.
    Pandemonem Pandemonem 13-15, T Aug 30

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    Infinite Passion Real Beauty True Solace Internal Youth Timeless Wisdom Ultimate Life Purposes Ah as life it is full with curiosity, thus i have my own infinite curiosity...
    NonchalantEros NonchalantEros 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    This time I was blamed for what I did not do. I apologized for the past but this time it wasn't me. It's weird...it sucks. Luckily I still have some.
    ItsAbleedingPegasi ItsAbleedingPegasi 22-25, M Aug 30

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    Backdoors or trapdoors or reset buttons are things we do to get out of the flow of everyday events and become in a way free of reality - such as Art, Love, War, Drugs, Religion...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I have fantasized about it but know that I never will
    Allbert Allbert 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    Tybg for everything I have. Tybg especially for the jordans.
    Based4ever Based4ever 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    And replace spigots in 3 places outside. Who wants to come help? I have pigs on the smoker and easily 4 cases of Becks Beer (bottles) and a wide range of booze. I say we party...
    HeFeedee HeFeedee 46-50, M Aug 30

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    I've loved to travel all my life. I was born in New Zealand. I have been to Australia, Samoa, Tonga and Tokelau Islands. I will never forget it. Oceania is beautiful and I...
    InfiniteSunshine InfiniteSunshine 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    I have never been in a relationship. My little sister has had a lot of boyfriends. It is lonely yes but it is hard to find a good guy.
    anestacia anestacia 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 30

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    I'm getting getting a goldfish just have to wait till my grandmothers friend gets one for me
    wisdomgirl wisdomgirl 16-17, F Aug 30

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    I left my marriage because the electricity and magnetism between us was so strong...it started 4 years ago and I just can't quit! He's totally "unacceptable" to my family and...
    ashleysuzanne127 ashleysuzanne127 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    I have great ginger hair , so many girls of my natural red hair , lol
    rosebudboy rosebudboy 31-35, M Aug 30

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    Honesty. Is rare. Endangered. Desired. But punished. Why. Controllers have no control if it lives. And we call that civilized.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 30

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