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how can i get an offical diagnosis for aspergers?

Posted by: staceyh1985 — last comment over 7 years ago (1 comment)

hi there im a woman that's 27 years of age i live in the lake district, a lecturer and 2 nvq asserors and my old manager in west yorkshire have pointed out to me they noticed sings of aspergers in me. so i took and online AQ test in which i...

Back to school for those on the autistic spectrum

Posted by: Felicity — last comment over 7 years ago (3 comments)

Here is an article on autism and sensory processing disorder. Does anyone have articles or other material that would be helpful to those with children on the autistic spectrum who are going back to school?

Autism Awareness Training: How much is enough?

Posted by: Felicity — last comment over 7 years ago (1 comment)

Does autism training make a difference? Here is one person's view. What are yours?

Travelling with an autistic child

Posted by: Felicity — last comment about 7 years ago (6 comments)

If anyone has any articles, comments or tips regarding travelling with a child on the autistic spectrum then please share them here.

How do you help adults with autism.

Posted by: flossie — last comment over 7 years ago (3 comments)

My son is 43 years old with a mild form of Autism. His main problem is dealing with any type of official correspondence, eg. car insurance, tax problems. I fear he will shortly break the law and am at my wits end. any advice would be good.


Posted by: shady — last comment over 7 years ago (1 comment)

my son is 27, and he has serious trouble with girls. He thinks that if a girl speaks to him or smiles at him she fancies him.He can not be trusted alone with girls,and has no real idea of acceptable behavour. I am very afraid of him being jailed...

Looking for parents and/or families to be involved in my book

Posted by: margaret devaney — last comment over 7 years ago (2 comments)

Hello My name is Margaret and I am looking for parents and families to be involved in a book I am writing- A Thousand Happy Stories which is a collection of stories from all over the UK about the positive aspects of bring up a child with...

Trouble with the police

Posted by: Mandragora — last comment over 7 years ago (1 comment)

Hello all, My son is severely autistic, and has a great deal of trouble controlling his temper. He lives in a house with three others, with permanent care workers on duty. Recently he attacked one of the people who supports him. He hurt them...

Autism: Solutions for Feeding Picky Eaters. Do you have any?

Posted by: Felicity — last comment over 7 years ago (2 comments)

This article offers some ABA based strategies to help parents add variety to their children's diet and to get them to try new things. Click here to read.


Posted by: CONJO — last comment over 7 years ago (1 comment)

My son is 11 and he is expereancing eraction,when it happen he run and kiss his brother.As he is non verbal i find it difficult to explain to him.

Autism, ADHD and aspergers..

Posted by: Ayush.Student — last comment over 7 years ago (1 comment)

Hello everyone! My name is Ayush Agarwala and I am a Msc student studying International Marketing management in University of Leeds, Leeds. As a part of our course we have to undertake a market research about the showering and bathing needs of...

Newly diagnosed myself using the official test from a reliable book called autism and asperger syndrome Simon Baron Cohen

Posted by: Lola — last comment almost 8 years ago (2 comments)

I took the test in the book and scored 35 on the autism spectrum so i assume that i am autistic  I have not seen my doctor about it  I have been diagnosed with ME I have TM too and i have a chronic gastrointestinal problem Much of my behaviour...

How pets help children with autism. Share stories and resources here.

Posted by: Felicity — last comment over 7 years ago (24 comments)

Does anyone have an stories or resources regarding how pets can help children with autism?   Please share them here!   Thank You!  

How do I tell an adult they might have autism or Asperger's Syndrome?

Posted by: manarm — last comment almost 7 years ago (12 comments)

We are often asked this question by people who feel their relative or co-worker might benefit from a diagnosis or awareness of their differences. Has anyone got any real experiences they can share of what has worked and what has not worked?

Please help

Posted by: Nataliexx — last comment almost 8 years ago (1 comment)

Hello, my name is Natalie and I have a 4 year old son. I think he may have autism but I'm not sure, he visits a consultant who says he has communication difficulties and is in the process of a SEN application. He started talking about 3 and a half...

Mum and adult son with Asperger's - help needed

Posted by: Anne — last comment almost 8 years ago (1 comment)

I am a Mum with Asperger's and cannot cope with any confrontations with others - and suffer with mutism when I have tried to deal with emotional problems. My adult son can be very verbally aggressive towards me. He does not live at home but in a...

Starting 6th form college with Asperger's Syndrome

Posted by: helzy — last comment almost 8 years ago (10 comments)

Hi everyone, I've just joined up and would welcome hearing about your experiences of starting 6th form college. My son, who has AS, also Type 1 Diabetes, hopes to start college next September. He left his mainstream comprehensive half way...

Is this normal for a child with Aspergers

Posted by: chellezuk — last comment almost 8 years ago (2 comments)

Hi, I am new on here and I'm desperate for help. My son has just turned 5. We have had concerns for about a year he suffers from anxiety, he likes everything to be done in a certain way, lines things up, he doesn't interact with children or adults...

I need advice please

Posted by: kathy79 — last comment almost 8 years ago (3 comments)

My sister has a 7 year old daughter who has always had problems with eye contact and social situations in a school enviroment. At a parents evening the school has expressed real concern as she: Watches other children start activities and will...

Need help with 13 year old son

Posted by: Milk 74 — last comment almost 8 years ago (1 comment)

Who has aspegergers finding him hard work at the moment need help on how to deal with him.