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I Im a Proud Parent of a Son With Autism

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Morrgin Morrgin 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    tilaterese tilaterese 26-30, F a week ago

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    My situation is pretty much like others here. 27 years ago, I was in an abusive relationship when I found out I was pregnant with my son. It wasn't until then that I realized his...
    SharonanJay SharonanJay 46-50, F a week ago

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    kcyata kcyata 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    You tell all the boys "No" Makes you feel good, yeah. I know you're out of my league But that won't scare me away, oh, no You've carried on so long, You couldn't stop if you tried...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 23

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    I have autism but my question is how does autism come about is it vaccinattions or is it because of use of drugs idk but id like to see in the future a cure or maybe our government...
    aaronpayne aaronpayne 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    I think the problem is, a lot of times, parents don't try to understand. I don't think mine ever do. There's a video by a YouTuber called SuliBreaks, called "Parents are the...
    TheOpeningViolinist TheOpeningViolinist 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    susangoga susangoga 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 22

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