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I Have An Autistic Grandchild

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 13 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    It is that feeling where you want nothing more than to be with her, you want to grab her by the waist pull her close and kiss her deep. You want to let your passion for her to take...
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    i know one day i will get married and have kids of my own i will be a good dad too
    autism1011 autism1011 22-25, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    autism1011 autism1011 22-25, M 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    My friends and I were out by the Hamptons in high school totally rolling in ninth grade on a private beach around 1'am. A cop picked us up for trespassing because one of us rocket...
    sambular1313 sambular1313 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    After taking many quizzes, remembering memories, and researching tons, I'm convinced I might have Autism or Aspergers. Since my original, in depth essay was accidentally deleted as...
    GhettoMemeing GhettoMemeing 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    i want too talk too others who have autism or a mom or dad or someone who knows about autism i need advice
    autism1011 autism1011 22-25, M 5 Responses Jan 28

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    I had visions ever since was a little girl. They all include my Twin Flame until this day. The vision I had seen the most recent years was, how I and my Twin Flame were old happy...
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    I have an older brother and he is autistic my mom has always told me stories about how you would act towards me when I was a baby he didn't like me and he didn't understand why I...
    babyygirlbre babyygirlbre 16-17, F Jan 19

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    On the spectrum. I prefer the term Aspergian, though. Just cuz. And I didn't know I was, until two years ago. Thank God I didn't!! I would've felt sorry for myself, or like...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 19

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    Nobody cares about your "dark side". Literally nobody. This whole group is ******* autistic. It's disgusting. Everyone here who talks about "having a demon inside of them" or some...
    EndYourLifePls EndYourLifePls 18-21, M 16 Responses Jan 18

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    I'm 47 years old. My mother is 71 years old. My mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease about a year ago. I'm afraid that I'm going to get it. And I don't want it. People say...
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    Well anyways I remember I had a fantastic elementary school year. Once when I entered middle school everything changed. I had a terrible time making friends in middle school and...
    FluffyAwesomeness FluffyAwesomeness 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    My son is autistic and i have had enough of the rude ******** on here who has been teseing him and enough is enough i am going to be taken over his account and from now on if you...
    pandabearluke pandabearluke 22-25, M 10 Responses Jan 16

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    My daughter has mild Aspergers. She was late to walk and didnt utter her first words until she was almost 2 1/2. She would point at what she wanted. Her first word was "brother...
    1AngelHeart 1AngelHeart 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    Patterns. The world is made up of patterns and we're all very uniform aren't we? This thought frightens me, it's straight and to the point. Nothing wavy about it, even though I...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    ...who is a coward and an *******. Everyone told me as I was growing up but me, who can't seem to see wrong in anyone, didn't believe them. So over the years, I have disliked...
    singlemom1254 singlemom1254 36-40 2 Responses Jan 11

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