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I Im a Proud Parent of a Son With Autism

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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    Related Experiences

    Checking in again with a nice story about our twelve year old boy with autism. Today my daughter's pet mutt, a little dog, got his chain caught in a bush near the house and made a...
    ward ward 56-60, M Aug 19

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    I do not appreciate that this group is centered around frustration and/or hatred. It should be known that Autism has been cured before. I hear that 40% of people have been able to...
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21 1 Response Sep 9

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    Its really hard to get along with my sister. she is high functioning but she cant handle people telling her what to do. Ugh. Does anyone else have someone with autism in their life...
    gradyjellyneck gradyjellyneck 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Aside from myself having Autism I made a friend here who has autism his name is Luke, he is 20 years old and has a bad bladder problem so he has to wear nappies. He also doesn't...
    Keespanker Keespanker 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    my younger sister, 13, has adhd, dyslexia, dyspraxia, severe learning disabilities, and autism. she still plays with toys (pepper pig, ploymobile, ect.) because she has such a low...
    pandoraspromise pandoraspromise 13-15, F Aug 24

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    I'm a BPA, which stands for Behavior Personal Assistant. I work with children and adults who have autism, but I work with children more. I enjoy working with these kids and I...
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    And the fears sets in, in an instant. Too much of myself gets exposed. This is where I go at my weakest, When I don't have to be scared to tell the truth. Tend to do my best...
    lookingforsomeone1 lookingforsomeone1 22-25, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I currently work with a high functioning 14-year old girl and a low functioning 20-year old male. I've been doing this type of work for about 5 years now and some days I just want...
    acsalbright acsalbright 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I have a mild form called "Dyspraxia" which mainly affects the coordination and that I develop skills later than most my peers would. I have some troubles with speaking, I don't...
    cyanidemaxwell cyanidemaxwell 16-17, F a week ago

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    I often let someone I am close with, to listen a good song. Or a song that have a message about what I want to say to them. That seems more direct with beautiful words. I love to...
    candy8ar candy8ar 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    Owl city has souch creative lyrics to all there songs... Like vanilla twilight fireflies and a bunch more songs :)
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I have listened to this song before sang by Shirley Bassey, and although I loved it from her, this version of the song I found today is just amazing!!   
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Sep 5

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    When you walk thru a storm, hold your head up high and don't be a fraid of the dark. At the end of the storm is a golden sky and the sweet silver song of a lark........
    ALincoln5 ALincoln5 66-70, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    Just love this song so much!.... His voice... dreams xoxo :) 
    lexuslourve lexuslourve 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    Such a lovely song, reminds me of very very old days ... :)
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F a week ago

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    Learning to fly - PINK FLOYD Learning To Fly (Lyrics)Into the distance a ribbon of blackStretched to the point of no turning backA flight of fancy on a windswept fieldStanding...
    1DivineChaos 1DivineChaos 41-45, F Sep 7

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    Paint yourself a picture Of what you wish you looked like Maybe then they just might Feel an ounce of your pain Come into focus Step out of the shadows It's a losing battle There...
    mcrlegacy mcrlegacy 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I just met the most wonderful boy. He's super cute and kind to me. I blush and get butterflies in my stomach whenever I go to talk to him. I plan on asking him to homecoming but I...
    chikudontknow chikudontknow 13-15, F Sep 3

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    Heart beats fast. Colors and promises. How to be brave. How can I love when I'm afraid to fall. But watching you stand alone all of my doubt. Suddenly goes away somehow. One step...
    ayethisredhead ayethisredhead 16-17, F Aug 24

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    Am I wrong for thinking out the box from where I stay? Am I wrong for saying that I choose another way? I ain't tryna do what everybody else doing Just cause everybody doing what...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Aug 31

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    "A Thousand Years" Heart beats fast Colors and promises How to be brave? How can I love when I'm afraid to fall? But watching you stand alone, All of my doubt suddenly goes away...
    Jinggay Jinggay 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I knew the reason why I stopped writing in this category after that last entry, the one that talks about your death and gravestone and memorial and shrine. I stopped writing in...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 3

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    WOMAN - Neneh Cherry   
    1DivineChaos 1DivineChaos 41-45, F Sep 7

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    "Close your eyes, give me your hand, darlin' Do you feel my heart beating? Do you understand? Do you feel the same? Am I only dreaming? Is this burning an eternal flame?" Eternal...
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    Fire, Fire Fire, Fire We drove down to California Did we lose ourselves on the way? Ran out of gas in South Dakota And we hadn't slept in two days I sat in the middle and you...
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Are you tangled up in blue?   
    AtheistsForJesus AtheistsForJesus 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    It seems most of my family come in pairs like Noah's Ark. I don't think I was born for this family ark because I am the only one who doesn't have a family buddy. I am the only...
    InfiniteSunshine InfiniteSunshine 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    When giving the last few strokes for my son with the belt he clenches his bottom or scissors his legs.What can be done to make him stop it?
    cobiba1975 cobiba1975 36-40, M 8 Responses a week ago

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    So my sister just got her first boyfriend and is now CONTINUALLY playing the sound Stay With Me by Sam Smith, which is pretty much like their theme song. So I go daydreaming like...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F Aug 23

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    21. A song with a name in it.Well, i love this song, It is a very cool and emotional song 
    ThatBlueOwl ThatBlueOwl 16-17, F Aug 29

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    How about a nice little love song with erotic overtones? It has a disco beat and sounds both soulful and countrified. I think you could say it has something for just about...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Some bloggers are Qualified bloggers and they're paid out to weblog about a specific issue, and they're usually uncovered on information sites.Above all, when we predict with the...
    Ethan614c4ap9 Ethan614c4ap9 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Websites might be divided into two broad categories - static and interactive. Interactive web pages are Component of the world wide web 2.A web page, commonly handful of in...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    I'm not altogether sure we are supposed to have lifetime intimate relationships with our children. I am estranged from my son AGAIN for the seventh time. He is 46 yrs old. I have...
    Ub12 Ub12 61-65, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I haven't spoken to my 32 year old son in 4 years. I still cry about it, especially during the month of the "sentinel" event. I still can't believe it actually happened. We'd...
    confusedinmanyways confusedinmanyways 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    Our 20 year old son has an autism spectrum disorder and was recently diagnosed as bipolar 1. I knew right away, at his birth that he was different. Instinctively, I started full...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    The beautiful country, beautiful people, developing cities, so much happening... I am proud to be an Indian.
    maskedmagic maskedmagic 31-35, M 12 hrs ago

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