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I Im a Proud Parent of a Son With Autism

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 People

    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 9 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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    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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    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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    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 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 24, 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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    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 22 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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    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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    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, 2015

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    notPC notPC 56-60, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Day One, "Without You"- Breaking Benjmin
    SonofPaddy121 SonofPaddy121 18-21, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    am a black single mum from Nigeria. Got a cute son who rocks my world... just tired if been single need to love and be loved too. need a matured single man of 40 and above to share...
    legy001 legy001 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I'm a kid of 13 years.... Long story short, I have the worst ******* parents in the world .... imagine parents who r worse than demons..... They r that.... I can go on and on and...
    killercop12 killercop12 13-15, M 6 hrs ago

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    I have an EXTREAMLY rere autism calld creeptisim its a form of autism that grows with you.
    theinland theinland 22-25, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    It was the last day of 2012. I stood in the sun room looking out towards the lake. Without much a notice, tears broke from each of my eyes. I could almost picture him looking out...
    ACMJC ACMJC 18-21, M 17 hrs ago

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    i support everyone with autism were all good people autism doesn't change us at all
    autism1011 autism1011 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm still standing. Got married to be a family guy.My ex-wife cheated on me and became an alcoholic. I fought for and got full custody of my two children.A three year battle to...
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Idk.. But Ill tell you My story. I met her once after school, on the bus. I sat down beside her in the lack of other places to sit. And she apparently were the kinda person that...
    darkspiritwolf darkspiritwolf 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    yes I do have it I hate having it. but I'm getting used do it.
    kasydragon kasydragon 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    yes i have autism adhd, ocd, low iq, specch issuses, im learning disabled but that doesn't stop me i try my best and do everything like everyone else im not going give up, im not...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I live with autism and it's absolutely garbage. I've just gotten terrible social skills to the point where I feel I can barely function especially since I stay away from people...
    traxter18 traxter18 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    yes i have autism adhd, ocd, low iq, specch issuses, im learning disabled but that doesn't stop me i try my best and do everything like everyone else im not going give up, im not...
    autism1011 autism1011 22-25, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Day 69: a song with a sexy video ME!ME!ME! WARNING!!! This video contains strong mature content. If you say something nasty in the comments, I will not hesitate to block you. Let's...
    mattinsula mattinsula 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    My son is 4 yrs old and was diagnosed with HD at 17 days old. He had his first surgery at 21 days old and gotten a colostomy bag. He had a reversal at four months, didn't work so...
    Rymae87 Rymae87 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Hello I had my second son 6 weeks ago.he was a month early and when he was born they noticed his testicles seemed hard and discoloured. To cut a long story short they operated and...
    JoJoscissors1 JoJoscissors1 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    My baby sister ,who is 19 has autism.... I love her so much ! She means alot to me, I wouldn't even want to imagine my life without her
    lovelee83 lovelee83 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    i do support others with autism, i have autism too i want too learn more about my autism too
    autism1011 autism1011 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hi I'm new to this lol I'm looking for tips and support with people how are in the same situation my son was diagnosed with congenital hypothyroidism at 10 days old he's now 18...
    Fuse07 Fuse07 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Its not so much that i don't get along with my mum, its more a case that i can't talk honestly with her about much any more. She chooses to see the negative in everything from us...
    nikinokers nikinokers 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    "Because Of You" Kelly Clarkson I will not make the same mistakes that you did I will not let myself Cause my heart so much misery I will not break the way you did, You fell so...
    TulipBaby TulipBaby 41-45, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    i wanna learn more on autism i have autism and would like too find others who understand autism and would like too talk too me
    autism1011 autism1011 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Armour love by La Roux. One of the best songs with a beautiful melody and sweet lyrics.
    Ivrite Ivrite 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Severity level Social communication Restricted, repetitive behaviors Level 3 "Requiring very substantial support” Severe deficits in verbal and nonverbal social communication...
    autism1011 autism1011 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a proud single mother of four.That in itself is stressful. If I had to describe my parenting skills, I'd have to say "Old School" and because it's just me... They know that...
    MissingTrevion1020 MissingTrevion1020 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Every Breath You Take" Every breath you take Every move you make Every bond you break Every step you take I'll be watching you Every single day Every word you say Every game you...
    PeacefulWarrior143 PeacefulWarrior143 26-30, M Jan 30

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    hello i have autism , adhd, ocd, low iq, speech issuses, im learning disbled , i want too know more about autism, or talk too someone who understands me im a really nice person i...
    autism1011 autism1011 22-25, M 5 Responses Jan 29

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    I am a trans boy. I am pansexual. I am a metalhead. I get angry so easily, and sometimes I can't control myself. but I am proud to be myself, I am proud because I dont reject...
    darklotus00 darklotus00 26-30, T 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Some would disagree, but I think that this is a beautiful song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEFm_Yfyu2o
    Whobody Whobody 18-21, M Jan 29

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    i want too talk too others who have autism or a mom or dad or someone who knows about autism i need advice
    autism1011 autism1011 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 28

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