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I Have An Autistic Grandchild

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I look after my friend's 10 month old son every now and again, he spends nights during the weekend. I still live with my parents so obviously they help with him and I swear they...
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    I was born autistic. Is anyone else autistic?
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    I did the worst thing imaginable. I snapped on a 84 year old woman today. This woman happens to be my grandmother. The worst part, I terrified her and she probably thought she was...
    InfiniteLightBeing InfiniteLightBeing 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    Where do I begin??? My MIL plays favorites when it comes to her sons. Not only does she treat my husband like crap, like he is not even hers, she plays favorites to her...
    QuestionsMarksx47 QuestionsMarksx47 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Today is my granddaughters birthday. I hardly even slept all night - that is how excited I am about seeing her. This may be the last time. We live 3000 miles away. This is a happy...
    lutqueet lutqueet 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I was diagnosed with Aspberger's Syndrome when I was quite young. I had speech delay, and hence I spoke my first word when I was 4. My mum says that it's only a minor case of...
    EnterTransman EnterTransman 13-15, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    scriptURE FULFILLED IN MY LIFE Oct.1947: “My substance was not hidden from Thee, when I was made in secret, and intricately wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. Thine eyes...
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F Nov 3

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    Who was Dr Hans Asperger . Some think they know . A Doctor who noticed that some children , despite having high intelligence failed to thrive socially and echonimicly as adults...
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    DesperatelyLost DesperatelyLost 31-35, F Oct 26

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    My son is 4 and will be 5 July next year. I love my son but this autism journey has been the most difficult thing in my life. It is very frustrating when you are dealing with...
    InfiniteLightBeing InfiniteLightBeing 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    living with an autistic sibling is by far the hardest thing I've had to do. but also the funniest. my life would be so boring with my brother/best friend/pain in my ***
    br00k3y br00k3y 16-17, F Nov 7

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    I have a disability all im trying to do is make new friends i went to a special school all life and loved my friends there but now i dont get to talk to them as i dont remember...
    ewoh1993 ewoh1993 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 12

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    How to get a adult diagnosis for ASD (Asperger's Syndrome) ... Do your homework .. It's a complex subject . Talk to those who have been diagnosed . The internet is a good place to...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M Oct 22

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    You were my best friend, my soul sister and you were supposed to be my life long friend. I never thought the day would come where I wouldn't hear your voice anymore or be able to...
    Teenmomma014 Teenmomma014 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    I am engaged to my best friend of 8 years, partner of 3 years who happens to be in the military. We both want kids someday. We are not in the situation currently to have a child...
    Lexx42 Lexx42 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    sorry i need to vent yesterday i found out tmy mom does have lung cancer im probably youn g i went had a few glasses of wine then i was like a kid phoned people its cause im not a...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F 13 hrs ago

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    It is so tough to change or heal. When for my entire adult life, I have been in bad relationships. I have no more relationships( boyfriends) the past 2 years but I still get...
    Howtobeme Howtobeme 51-55, F 10 hrs ago

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    Wonder if anyone can help. Ive been in a relationship with a Romanian man for just over 7 months now. I myself am british and although at first there were language barriers its...
    beckalem beckalem 36-40, F 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I have been this way since I was 12 Yrs old, due to my parents divorcing and me having to live in 2 other towns at different times. I became suicidal at age 15 and that lasted up...
    psychologicallydamaged psychologicallydamaged 41-45, F 9 hrs ago

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    I want Confindence in myself. I have been battling what i now know as rosacea since i was 12. In turn its made me extremely shy and self conscious about myself. I don't have flare...
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    Am I the only one who hates that we HAVE to rely on people to live. We have to rely on doctors to help when sick, same with surgeons. We have to rely on farmers to get us our food...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    DoctorSheldonCooper DoctorSheldonCooper 18-21 3 hrs ago

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    Seriously! at my age my friends are always teasing me for being single, their words are "When are you going to sentenced yourself to life imprisonment" and i am just trying to joke...
    ShadesofWhite67 ShadesofWhite67 26-30, F 55 mins ago

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    Dreamt about my old crush approaching me then he said in my ear "I have a gf that I miss so much. Why did you leave without telling me?" Then when things got existing I woke up...
    itsjustme11119 itsjustme11119 16-17, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Sorry just deleting some people on my circle. I'd rather have few on my circle than have a long list but you never actually spoken to them.
    Lakee112812 Lakee112812 36-40, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    For most of my adult life I've suffered from alcoholism. For years I lived under the illusion of control, 'I got this, I can handle this, I know what I'm doing' were my standard...
    Allysoninaz Allysoninaz 46-50 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    If at least two of them have a Yes as your answer, you're a great friend to bond with :) 1. Do you enjoy messing yourself? 2. Do you enjoy messing stuff up? 3. Do you plan your...
    ZADoubleMesser ZADoubleMesser 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    This certain friend crush thing is weird. I knew I liked him as a friend but but took me half a year to figure out that I had an insanely huge crush on him. He was just walking by...
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    pikapup17 pikapup17 18-21 8 hrs ago

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