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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    given the social difficulties we.deal.with daily, in ties with us being able to see the world others cant, how do you see autism?
    cudi123 cudi123 18-21, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I don't know alot of ppl with autistic siblings, so hopefully i could find someone here? My older brother has autistic spectrum disorder. I cant really have normal conversations...
    fayrenheit fayrenheit 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    My son has Asperger's. He is 6. I knew something was different from the time he was about 2. I love him so much but it is so hard. My older son is 13 and can't tolerate his brother...
    n2maynard n2maynard 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    A perfect song .. To sit and wake up enjoying a cuppa .. http://youtu.be/w6Qk794BAqg
    mintybear2 mintybear2 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    And even now, [ex-wife], fourteen years in, and a silly song can make me cry over never being able to find the words, the right ones, to find my way back to you. "Say something...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M Nov 29

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    when this plays on my mp3 player at the gym it sends me into beast mode if I am not already into it - Queens Of The Stone Age - Song For The Dead ... this clip is great a live one...
    Soroe Soroe 36-40, M Dec 5

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    Shawtie like mine-chris brown:) our fav song babe<3
    Scarsdontfade Scarsdontfade 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Listening to this with the ghosts in my bedroom   
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Dec 5

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    Just discovered this diagnosis but have known for years his brain does not work like most people's. He is 22 and on house arrest so we are stuck dealing with him on a day to day...
    c1265 c1265 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    HFA at 23 years old. Still piecing everything together, incredibly frustrated about it.
    thinkdeeper thinkdeeper 22-25, M Nov 19

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    My sister but i consider her the child i never had. Though i spent years raising her and my other siblings, my dad had a restraining order issued against me. I am considered a...
    Superpsycho Superpsycho 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 6

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    He's high functioning. Has Aspergers. He looks like a regular 13 year old kid but when he asks questions over and over people think he's strange. He doesn't understand empathy or...
    hazeleyedangel68 hazeleyedangel68 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    Ahhhh! http://youtu.be/Ky_gh14b010
    barzins barzins 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 19

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    It's so endless, baby boy, and now you're in jail. They'll give you a number, soon enough, and that's the one I'll count down from, sure, you bet. Right now, though, my heart...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M Nov 21

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    Imagine all the people Living life in peace... You may say I'm a dreamer But I'm not the only one I hope someday you'll join us And the world will be as one
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    Push Me To The Floor by Parlotones.... Don't come next to me... I love the smell of ecsasy! So sexy beautiful!
    bettybloops bettybloops 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    Amanda Cole Battlefield
    MsRebel MsRebel 31-35, F Nov 29

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    NaturallyPeculiar NaturallyPeculiar 18-21, F Nov 29

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    Invisible. Means dont hide no more. But if we spook wealthy we hurt. Cant disrupt their goals. Can be us if we let them wreck us. But if we speak against their plans...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 30

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    One of minty's favourites :) http://youtu.be/5Lac8ZVCCUY
    mintybear2 mintybear2 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Dec 5

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    Love me tender. . By Elvis..
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Dec 5

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    The Promise by Tracy Chapman.
    queenruth queenruth 18-21, F Dec 6

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    I never wanted to be married or have children. Before I had my son I prayed to God crying asking me to send someone for me to love and for them to love me back. I was thinking...
    InfiniteLightBeing InfiniteLightBeing 26-30, F Nov 24

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    I am well acquainted with how disruptive motherhood can be to a woman's personal and professional autonomy. I will not be waxing poetic about it either (today of all days). I too...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 46-50, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I am reaching out to parents who are estranged from their child. Thanksgiving is coming and I don't like holidays because of the estrangement. It is a reminder he is not in my...
    mary5210 mary5210 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    Gosh.. This video seems so simple but gives me a tear thinking that one ball could take away a good Cricketer & a young son whose birthday is on 30th November.I just wonder how...
    adiscorpion41 adiscorpion41 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    Me: "I got your text messages about rescheduling the visit. Did you get mine, asking for another hour on Sunday in return for giving up Thursday's visit?" Her: "I got the 'yes...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    There's this one song stuck in my head that I used to hear all the time at my old job. It bothers me because I have no way of finding out what it's called or who sings it. All I...
    Joey1215 Joey1215 22-25, M Nov 19

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    Day 36: The heartfelt Carole King song, Now And Forever which you can listen to from the film, A League Of Their Own. Are you getting it by now? I like meaningful songs with great...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Nov 29

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    christmas my arse ricky tomlinson a great song with great lyrics
    kyeinnapy kyeinnapy 41-45, M Nov 20

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    I love romantic songs with good meaning.
    masalaexbii masalaexbii 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    Radiohead - Nude (Instrumental) I prefer this song with lyrics, but they make me feel like a lecherous pest, so here's this instead. xP
    Friability Friability 18-21 1 Response Dec 5

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    All dressed up and barefoot to go...a friend of mine had forgotten his shoes of all things while waiting for his date to take to the senior prom. He said wearing tennis shoes or...
    beachfoot12 beachfoot12 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    Sat down to watch some telly with the kids with both my 2yr old son and my 3yr old on my lap. An ad comes on and both jump off to start dancing. Me completely ******* myself...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    My ex-husband swooped in from nowhere and took physical and legal custody of my children while I was in a rehab recovering from a brief relapse following ten years of recovery from...
    helpthemheal helpthemheal 46-50, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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