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I Im a Proud Parent of a Son With Autism

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 35 People

    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 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18, 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 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 24, 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 26-30 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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    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 22-25 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 26-30, F 12 Responses Mar 23, 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 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 3, 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 22-25, 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 26-30, F 23 Responses Jan 29, 2011

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    They say the word "Love" exists in all languages and I think that's wonderful. I can't count the times I have been asked to define love. How does one define love ? I can come up...
    MissisWolf MissisWolf 41-45, F Feb 24

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    I would love to read some posts from parents who are proud of their children. When they took first step, got their license, good grade in school, first date, etc. Sadly, all the...
    Narbflaith Narbflaith 61-65, F 12 hrs ago

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    I hate my sister. It's a bad thing to say but I hope she dies (I would never admit that in real life to people). She was the reason I missed out on spending time with my parents...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 13

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    I've known this girl since the second grade, but I didn't know she had autism until nearly a year ago. When we were in second grade, I would bully her. I would hit her hand when I...
    yopper52 yopper52 13-15, F Feb 16

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    people say "if you could get rid of the autism, would you?" Well I want to hear from you guys, I have a strong opinion on this but would like to see if others agree.
    p5ych0k1d1997 p5ych0k1d1997 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I have 2 boys and a girl all on the spectrum. The boys are diagnosed with aspergers syndrom. My daughter has Issues with sounds and bright lights.
    deleted deleted 22-25 2 days ago

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    Kinda cool when a 5 year old autistic child says, "Thank you for helping me with my math today. You made me happy."
    TCL009 TCL009 41-45, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    My son had choked on a piece of candy corn in December and that is when our roller coaster ride started. Two months later the biopsies taken from his first endoscopy provided us...
    Bbisvctk Bbisvctk 36-40 1 Response Feb 23

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    seriously as a songwriter I think this is one of the best original songs ever written.....such meaty lyrics and all on point on theme...."Take me to church" Hozier....
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M Feb 10

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    This son can calm me down instantly whether I'm having a freak out or really angry just listening to it calms me down: Home by Jess Glynne
    Quaillie Quaillie 18-21, F Feb 6

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    The lyrics on this song is so deep! 
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F Feb 12

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    I know you're scared, I can feel it It's in the air, I know you feel that, too But take a chance on me You won't regret it, no One more "No" and I'll believe you I'll walk away...
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Lost Stars: don't see Just a boy caught up in dreams and fantasies Please see me Reaching out for someone I can't see Take my hand, let's see where we wake up tomorrow Best laid...
    True2Romance True2Romance 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 24

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    :D http://youtu.be/m8pv3zJJa_E
    Intelligentgirl2 Intelligentgirl2 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    My 13yr old daughter is an aspie .It runs on my husband's side of our family. He himself is an aspie so is his 17yr old son. Our 11yr old son has autism. It primarily has affected...
    Allie9273 Allie9273 41-45, F Feb 6

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    My second one is also about my first love and i cry immediately when I hear the first line especially with the humming of the lady The song is from the movie 'Aashique' and it...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M Feb 26

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    Shane Filan - Everything To MeI love dancing this song with my 6 year old niece.  We just hold hands, dance silly and smile at each other.  I love her so much.  She...
    Love2014nb Love2014nb 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    Among songs with no lyrics, Lindsey Sterlings are the Most Beautiful
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M Feb 11

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    Hello and hello Id like to share a song with U all You are so kind You lift me up and don't let me feel small I love U a bushel and a peck A bushel and a peck and a...
    LAsuperstar LAsuperstar 70+, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I want to grow better as a person I want to do great things. I want to be a positive impact on others. I want to make my parents proud. I want to make myself proud. I want to make...
    timeisvaluable timeisvaluable 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Let me just start by saying I'm a parent of two girls age 5 and 8. Before I had children I was pro spanking (oblivious to the severity of your idea of the humiliation and severity...
    deemag6040 deemag6040 31-35, M 8 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Here I've attached an email received from the babysitter. The girls mother was laid off from work and the babysitter was going to hold the girls spots at daycare without a charge...
    deemag6040 deemag6040 31-35, M 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Hate is kind of a harsh word. I don't hate my 20 year old son's girlfriend..I hate that she has severe mental illness and is destroying my son. He started out as a sweet...
    heidisilver heidisilver 41-45, F 10 hrs ago

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    No replies? Come on parents I'd love to hear your rebuttal
    deemag6040 deemag6040 31-35, M 6 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I've known this girl for a year and a half now . We talk every night on the phone for hours at end and when we don't have school or we're on holiday we would stay up till 7 am just...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm a love bird without a song, I'm an owl who fills the nite with tweets only to hear silence in return. I'm a lone wolf without his alpha The nite sky without the stars
    NightGambit NightGambit 31-35, M 1 Response 51 mins ago

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    I had sex several time with a guy in a relationship and sadly fell in love with him...
    AlizeJ AlizeJ 22-25, F 12 mins ago

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    I was diagnosed very recently but my family has suspected autism my whole life. I rejected the idea for so long and am beginning to come to terms with it. There are a lot of bad...
    Crystalstarseed Crystalstarseed 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    This morning was slightly different than the usual school day. I decided that I have had enough of clothing restrictions in the home. Got up around 7:20 and decided today was the...
    Prettyboy82 Prettyboy82 31-35, M 7 Responses Feb 17

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    i am a proud SAHM (stay at home mom) and my Husband is the sole support for our family.. My job is keeping house, managing family finances, cooking, cleaning, laundry, shopping...
    femalesupreme123 femalesupreme123 31-35, F 5 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    hey guys, Yesterday, he was walking in the hallway, and he saw me (i was with my bestfriend), so he stopped to say hi, then we were laughing and he was teasing me...his laugh...
    glowingdiamond glowingdiamond 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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    I am scared to be hurt by anyone so I avoid people I'm not proud of it sometimes I wish I had a LOYAL friend !
    sebastianflores12 sebastianflores12 13-15, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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