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I Im a Proud Parent of a Son With Autism

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Aug 14, 2014

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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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    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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    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 can't stop listening to the song Two Steps Behind by Def Leppard and I can't stop crying to it... I wanna give up so badly :(
    Daredevil1942 Daredevil1942 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    i have cousins with autism, down syndrome, handicapped, i can help you if you need it i will do my best
    TheFormerOne TheFormerOne 26-30, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    This song is amazing, I can listen to it over and over again! I just to have it on vinyl, perfectly composed and arranged.it was wrote in 1981 with a rare version recorded in 1983...
    visualicon2011 visualicon2011 26-30 11 hrs ago

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    Wrong Side of Heaven~Five Finger Death Punch Arms wide open, I stand alone. I'm no hero, and I'm not made of stone. Right or wrong, I can hardly tell. I'm on the wrong side of...
    ForeverOnMyGuard ForeverOnMyGuard 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My therapist was setting up my new treatment plan and had been talking about how she wanted to find a new diagnosis for me, because she felt my difficulties went beyond the...
    Emeryael Emeryael 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    All Out of Love--I am so lost without you
    AwakenEdge AwakenEdge 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    Nice Lyrics....
    AwakenEdge AwakenEdge 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    This is for one of my really close bestfriends and a really great friend that I look at as a role model to me "wierdWorks4me" It's ok to go through hard times. it's not your...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This one task has taken my son nearly two years to master, writing is so difficult for him. So, I got this to celebrate his being able to print his name independently.
    lavigne23 lavigne23 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    i thought i couldnt get hurt on this site....so wrong. i feel like id been punched in the stomach. ..i let him in, told him things...as he did with me..we were gonna be friends...
    babigurl00 babigurl00 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I realy want my parents feel proud of me, but im a mess. Im stupid (low grades dont care how hard i study) Im not preatty at all (i have a lazy eye, Marks on my face and a messy...
    antomg1 antomg1 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have a twin brother with autism
    airfo1984 airfo1984 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    It takes me a bit of courage to put this down here, in my blog, but I’m comforted by the fact that there are people out there who have gone through the same thing as I have...
    ShruthiK ShruthiK 18-21, F 9 Responses a week ago

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    My parents were never the type to acknowledge my accomplishments. When I get A's it was because it was an "easy class." When I accomplish something, they want to hear more. I'm...
    laurenwilliams18 laurenwilliams18 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    http://youtu.be/ilndHkQtoFU "One day" :) One day. We all have that heart, the heart of hope. A heart to believe and still believe that humanity could be restored. One day...
    Quaenie Quaenie 22-25, F a week ago

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    Dosed by Red Hot Chili Peppers Way upon the mountain where she died All I ever wanted was your life Deep inside the canyon I can hide All I ever wanted was your life Show...
    DarianM DarianM 16-17, F Jun 25

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    I'm 21 and my parents recently divorced last year when I was 20. They were married for 25 years before my dad pulled the idiot card one night. He got drunk and accused my mom of...
    gymcheer1218 gymcheer1218 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Alice by Tom Waits It's dreamy weather we're on You waved your crooked wand Along an icy pond with a frozen moon A murder of silhouette crows I saw And the tears on my face And...
    Tiffany94 Tiffany94 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Green Grass by Tom Waits Green Grass Lay your head where my heart used to be Hold the earth above me Lay down in the green grass Remember when you loved me Come closer don't be...
    Tiffany94 Tiffany94 26-30, F Jun 24

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    I'd like to share this song "U Smile" I love this song a lot. Makes me think of someone really special. 😍❤️
    1314mvl 1314mvl 13-15, F Jun 21

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    some days are just so hard...the simplest observation can be taken as the harshest critique and leads to the most excruciating tantrums because he can't understand nuance. so...
    JustJon707 JustJon707 46-50, M 4 Responses Jun 21

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    Good news. I had always promised to take my son back to his birth country and now I am. Recently we won a bit of money from the government to help. So thanks again to his birth...
    Faerylight Faerylight 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    I love my 8 year old sister. She is so perfect and special to me. I can't think of any one in the world I love more!
    haylilly haylilly 18-21, F Jun 20

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    It's really silly but this song reminded me of you "MissGaga" what's silly is that it's called Radio Gaga :P
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 1 Response Jun 19

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    Needle in thread gotta get you outta my head needle in the thread gonna wind up dead Song. Stitches
    queenjade250 queenjade250 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    on a hot summer night... will you offer your throat to the wolf with the red roses? <3 <3 meatloaf xx
    chloebirchall chloebirchall 13-15, F Jun 18

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    London: He was barely old enough to drive in Britain. But last Saturday, Talha Asmal, a 17-year-old high school student from West Yorkshire, apparently detonated a Toyota Land...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M Jun 18

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    I've had a lot of negative things to say lately about my marriage, and life in general! So I thought I should try to start writing some good things. Not that it's wrong to vent...
    stufy stufy 46-50 3 Responses Jun 17

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    It all started back in the summer or fall of 2007. I was 6 years old at the time being, and I had to move from a trailer park in a large city to a small country town with my father...
    TheGuyWithChocolatePie TheGuyWithChocolatePie 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 17

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    "he says son can you play me a memory? I'm not really sure how it goes... but it's sad and it's sweet... and I knew it complete... when I wore a younger man's clothes"
    chloebirchall chloebirchall 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    Paint it black - Rolling Stones. I know it's a war song. But I connect with lyrics more than I probably should...
    bubblebubba bubblebubba 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16

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