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I Im a Proud Parent of a Son With Autism

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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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    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 Aug 14, 2014

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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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    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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    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 33, 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 12 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have 14 year old brother with autism. Life is hard with him as he isn't very verbal so communication is extremely limited. But i still love him
    Horse10202 Horse10202 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Hi, my names Jen and I have a younger brother with autism. I'm 16 and he is 6 almost 7. Everyone loves him which comforts me a lot but the thing is, he is different from other kids...
    Jjeenn6049 Jjeenn6049 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Find full story here : http://autisminmorocco.blogspot.com/
    OussamaHamama OussamaHamama 22-25, M Jan 12

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    I just roll with it. I try to look at my son's life as a journey. I'm along for the ride. When a challenging behavior arises, I get on his level and try to figure out what's...
    haregyrl haregyrl 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It was good to hear you on the phone tonight, son. To hear your clarity, and just this little tiny hint of pride in your voice. You are getting somewhere in there, and I bet that...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M Jan 15

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    If you want to hear a really sad song, here's "Little Lady" by Ed Sheeran and Mikill Pane. :...( http://youtu.be/rtchxVXy8qk
    classAteam classAteam 16-17, F Jan 17

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    Myself and my primary care physcian spent 6 months trying to convince doctors that My son has pancreatitis. I took him to many different hospital emergency rooms looking for...
    cindamommy cindamommy 46-50, F a week ago

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    Before I forget, I will write about this. I guess I have mentioned it already in an earlier bit under this heading, but it's become more poignant, I think, since then. Or...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    Simple Plan- This Song Saved My Life
    Smileprettygirl13 Smileprettygirl13 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    They have emotion unlike some songs
    no6pain6no6gain no6pain6no6gain 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Yesterday my 9 month old baby was diagnosed with hirschsprungs disease. His pullthrough is booked for thursday
    jenmitton jenmitton 22-25 3 days ago

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    http://youtu.be/Q-QhBfDnyNY :D
    InfiniteMusic InfiniteMusic 13-15, M Jan 17

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    Looking in your eyes I see a paradise This world that I've found Is too good to be true Standing here beside you Want so much to give you This love in my heart that I'm...
    beautifulbutsoulless beautifulbutsoulless 46-50, F Jan 18

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    black widow by iggy azalea and Rita ora.
    crazylover54 crazylover54 13-15, M Jan 18

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    SAY SOMEHTING IM RUNNING OUT OF FOOD NO PLACE TO RUN IM IN MY OWN TOMB AND I I BUILT UP MY WALLS NO REASON TO RUN I HAVE NOTHING AT ALL
    CherryBlossom000 CherryBlossom000 26-30, F Jan 18

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    Twenty One Pilots - Guns For Hands
    nickwrocks1 nickwrocks1 13-15, M Jan 18

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    If I should stay, I would only be in your way. so I'll go, but I know I'll think of you every step of the way......
    beautifulbutsoulless beautifulbutsoulless 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My heart is set on you... https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=TYprBpz_hNI
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I love my son with all my heart! What a blessing he has been to me. I'm so proud of him. He just turned 10 what athletic he is. I know all us parents say the same, but I want to...
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 19

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    It just sucks and it never gets better. The best I can do is placate and try to pacify, but it is so wearing. You can't even begin to suggest that she seek help because...
    loresmom loresmom 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I was diagnosed yesterday me and my partner went to see a specialist that deals with Autism, We thought i had it and she has confirmed the i have Asperger's. So I hope now that my...
    Cuddlzboy Cuddlzboy 36-40, M Jan 20

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    Yes. I am jealous with him. He had just recently been attending our church. When I first saw Kevin, I felt that there's a deeper story behind his meekness. I only had a chance...
    KIDiz24 KIDiz24 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I remember singing this song with a few choir buddies for Valentines last year (: it was so much fun, I just wish that we could do it again. I just love singing and singing with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 8

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    Day 63: Frank Sinatra's, The Best Is Yet To Come. They are just incapable of writing songs with melodies and lyrics like this today. Thank-God the past preserves such creativity.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Edward sharp and the magnetic zero's album that came out last summer gets me. I still can't listen to all the songs without getting too emotional. Never heard such Beauty, the...
    Floo64 Floo64 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I was on a camping trip with my now ex wifes family a couple years ago. We were swimming and about to head back to the campsite and my sister in law asked if I could take her son...
    marclong4 marclong4 41-45 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    my experience was maybe 20 yrs ago and I still remember it like it was yesterday! I just got to my parents house with my 3 young children. I told my mom I needed a cat nap and...
    jojohnson108 jojohnson108 46-50, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm in love with my husband.. but he doesn't want to have children with me..I'm 41 w/no kids because I wanted to wait until I got married to have the family i always wanted for...
    desi35 desi35 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    I got this from my sister in law. In our house you need to do your homework before going out to play. If my son is caught out without having done his homework he's called in, and...
    anneofgreengables anneofgreengables 41-45, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I got married to have a family.I believed it be forever and the time in my life which would bring great joy. The woman I married gave me two children but she never gave me any...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I posted earlier about my son and his constant struggle with me against school. I continue to stay on his backside about stuff...I tell him it is because i love him, and refuse to...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Basically they're human garbage who dehumanize us autistics and treat us like burdens. I'm not a monster and I don't need to be cured just because organizations like Autism Speaks...
    magicalenby magicalenby 16-17, T Jan 6

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    I ended up learning about autism/Asperger's in a roundabout way. In fact I can't even remember exactly what it was about me that made me feel I needed to learn more about this, and...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M Jan 13

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    autism is another ability not a different ability. I think I have mild autism im not sure what are the symptoms please respond.
    wallace65 wallace65 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 20

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    i promise to my self that i will be what i want , i will be what i wanna be and i will make my self proud of my self , i will make me smile because of me, the problem is "WILL...
    onikaa onikaa 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    I'm not a parent, but I know I was a little **** as a kid. Same with my sister.
    xangex xangex 22-25, F 51 mins ago

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