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I Im a Proud Parent of a Son With Autism

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 37 People

    Son With Autism

    hi,im new to this! i have a son with ASD,i feel alone :(......would love to share storys to anyone who understands what life is like with a child with ASD, thanks for reading.
    emmalo emmalo 41-45 Oct 5, 2011

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    Skyler

    Skyler is also known as my sunshine. Skyler is 9 1/2 yrs old and has Asperger Syndrome which is on the lower end of the Autism spectrum. Along with Asperger's Skyler also has PDD, ADD, ADHD,OCD, and a few other learning disorders. All this being said he can be a challenge at...
    angelzevil angelzevil 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2010

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    The Love of My Life

    my son name is LUIS. we call him POLY. hes 16 yrs old but hes the baby of the house.hes my proud and joy.my live dont have a meaning with out him.april is AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH im verry proud and excited.if you have a friend,love one,family member,son daughther anybody you know...
    onlyelsie onlyelsie 31-35 2 Responses Apr 7, 2009

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    Im A Proud Parent Of A Son With Autism

    And just by coincidence, I am also a firm believer in the safety and efficacy of pharmecudical vaccines!!!A little mercury-aluminum-thimersol cocktail never hurt anybody!!!!!  Least of all infants!!!!
    Jacob1080David Jacob1080David 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 24, 2011

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    I Wish People Would Just Understand, Even When They Dont Understand

    My extended family - cousins, aunts, uncles - are getting together tomorrow. It wasn't until today, talking to my husband -  that I realised just how stressed out I am feeling about going. I've actually always had a little bit of social phobia. I remember most of my life not...
    EternallyHopeful EternallyHopeful 31-35, F 23 Responses Jan 29, 2011

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    Found An Awesome Web Site I Wanted To Share

    This site is an educational one that offers things like abc's, learn to read, its fun to read, im reading, downloads, and tons of other stuff too... and the best part is its free! Check it out go to   www.starfall.com   We hope you like it as much as...
    angelzevil angelzevil 26-30, F Mar 22, 2010

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    Zac

     My 4 year old has pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) a autism spectrum disorder and is in constant therapy but doing well. I love my angel and although hes a handful hes rewarding aswell.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 1, 2009

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    My little guy is 5 years old.

    Started out very rough and a lot of problems early on. But now he's labeled high functioning. This year he starts kindergarten in a regular class...by the way it's at an advanced school you have to test to get into! He reads and writes close to a second level, plus he's actively...
    Mytime32 Mytime32 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2014

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    anyone who would like to friend me,

    plz do. my son is high functioning autistic....now age 22. I can try to help you guys so much through our experiences. Its been a long, tough road and we are still dealing with issues....but there is such good hope. He is now in our local jr. college taking two classes at a...
    Amelia445 Amelia445 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 25

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    A Link With Lots Of Informative Links

    I don't have a son with Autism, but I have some friends on here that do. Thought I would post this story that I got in my email, it has lots of discussions about a bunch of different aspects of autism, it's definitely interesting, even for those of us that don't have autistic...
    VendettA12 VendettA12 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 3, 2011

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    Afraid To Share The Good Bits

    You know, when it spills out I come on here and vent, and I have had the most amazing support from my dear friends. I am so grateful to you all. Today, I'm going to share some good things going on with S right now. I'm a bit afraid to do this. The main reason is that autistic...
    EternallyHopeful EternallyHopeful 31-35, F 10 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    after 18 years, I was told by a guidance counselor that I am autistic, now I am left to cope with it alone...
    omss omss 18-21, M May 3

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    I am going to college for special needs teaching. I have been working with special needs children since I was in fourth grade.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 6

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    Today my child disclosed a teacher has been hitting him on the hand with a pen when he is not focused or working fast enough
    212panda 212panda 31-35, F 1 Response May 21

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    I have been looking for this song that I used to listen to with my mom it's been 2 years and I was getting ready for bed I'M listening to Pandora and my song came on it's called...
    Makeeshaosborn Makeeshaosborn 13-15, F May 18

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    Here's a song I use to hear alot from one of my older sisters when I was still in elementary school. Back then I thought I had a clue of what having a crush or even being in love...
    SymphonyChild SymphonyChild 13-15, F May 18

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    Such a beautiful lazy summer type of song❤Bloom by The paper kites http://youtu.be/8inJtTG_DuU In the morning when I wake And the sun is coming through, Oh, you fill my lungs...
    birdsrestingonabranch birdsrestingonabranch 22-25, F 1 Response May 7

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    One of the most beautiful and thought provoking songs I know is called "Deep Blue" by Arcade Fire. To prove how amazing this song is, I'll share the first verse with you: "Here, in...
    TheyWereWrong TheyWereWrong 16-17, F May 18

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    I am all for a good beat, but if the lyrics and message do not harmonize with me, I have issues with those songs.
    TK13 TK13 22-25, M 1 Response May 15

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    Enchanted" (cover/reply to Taylor Swift's song) from AZLyrics There I was again tonight forcing laughter, faking smiles Same old tired, lonely place Walls of insincerity Shifting...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F 1 Response May 22

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    I think, or rather, I know it's important I write about this. It's important both as a record for me and for the world. And, I suppose at the top, agnostic or not - and I'm not...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M 1 Response May 24

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    Some days are so much harder than others. . . schooling is a disapointing system for my child that is stuck in a dark age where theres no room for opening your mind.
    212panda 212panda 31-35, F 2 Responses May 12

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    but I don't need answers, I just need some peace, I just need someone who can help me get some sleep
    2b5h 2b5h 16-17, M May 5

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    Though there ARE limits. I mean, Deck Of Cards has meaningful lyrics . . .
    daltonist daltonist 41-45, M 1 Response May 5

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    "imagine", by John Lennon.
    pardax pardax 13-15, M May 9

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    Oh, baby. You get out this week. Now that your mom saved your life one more time, you get out this week, six months on. Six months, [Name], six more months we got - all those...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M May 10

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    "Wasted Sacrifice" ~ Killswitch Engage
    HerDuality HerDuality 31-35, F May 12

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    I might be a total stranger, knocking at your door But there's no need to worry, of the way I was before
    BrutallyHonest13 BrutallyHonest13 22-25, F May 18

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    Pieces by Red "I'm here again A thousand miles away from you A broken mess, just scattered pieces of who I am I tried so hard Thought I could do this on my own I've lost so much...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F May 18

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    dragonfly - shamans harvest bleeding out - imagine dragons decay- seven dust battle scars- Marty Friedman blood, sweat and tears- the death of the cog = life as a grocery store...
    Mike3569 Mike3569 22-25, M May 19

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mec89qa3I3wChan Marshall is the Queen of my Heart. 
    dannyboydreaming dannyboydreaming 26-30, M May 25

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    Jessie J-Flashlight 😍😍😍😍😍
    DessyLove DessyLove 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Embracing the Baggage Growing up with autism wasn’t easy but I’m glad it wasn’t. If it was, I wouldn’t be the stronger, wiser woman I am today. I wouldn’t have the same...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    I have a little bit of a different experience that use to happen to me, thank god i finally got out of the house and got my own life and i have never been so happy and so "free...
    link9us link9us 26-30, M 1 Response May 3

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    Am I a Monster? For me, the worst part of living with a mental disease was feeling like I can’t trust myself. When I was little, people told me I was different and I didn’t...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    Some people need to understand that people with autism are not stupid and likes to be more independent and do things in everyday life. What I hate most is that when people ask them...
    agdnn agdnn 26-30, M 21 hrs ago

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    After 2 years of supporting a son and his mother and chasing her across the country to maintain contact with my boy she decided one day she wanted to check out as a mother, over...
    kastaway120212 kastaway120212 22-25, M May 17

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    Not really proud but happy with what I have . I am your mr average and no oil painting but hey what you see is what you get . I am an easy going broadminded nudist who will never...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M May 13

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    What I noticed about my parents as i got older ,they were cool parents they didn't let the fact that they had 3 kids change who they were. My parents always looked younger than...
    Prettibrowngirl Prettibrowngirl 70+, F 1 Response May 25

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    You know people often have a favorite song of the moment or the song of the week? They like one song and listen to it all the time till they get bored and tired of it, or if they...
    barbara000 barbara000 36-40, F May 24

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    As I mentioned in my earlier stories the fact that I'm adopted. Before I was adopted I lived in a small orphan in the same building as the hospital my real mom abdoned me when I...
    Chichikun10 Chichikun10 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Okay so there's this Beeeautiful song named See You Again, by Wiz Khalifa ft Charlie Puth. Every single time I hear the song I cry! I turn to my mom fanning my eyes like "I told...
    KolorMePink KolorMePink 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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