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Trouble with the police

Posted by: Mandragora — last comment almost 6 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 almost 6 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.

AUTISM

Posted by: CONJO — last comment almost 6 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 almost 6 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 6 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 5 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 about 5 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 6 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 about 6 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 6 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 about 6 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 about 6 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 about 6 years ago (1 comment)

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

Music and autism

Posted by: Felicity — last comment about 6 years ago (3 comments)

Does anyone have any article, videos, stories or resouces regarding music and autism? Here is an article about a professor who eases his daughters autism with music. Please click here to read.

toddler in process of been evaluated

Posted by: lulu — last comment about 6 years ago (1 comment)

hi i hope this is ok post on here my 2 year old son has not been diagnosed with any form autism and up untill a few months ago i had no concernes, up untill he hit 18 months he was hitting all milestones and was a normal little boy. I hope when...

Independant living + money management

Posted by: jessebaby — last comment about 6 years ago (1 comment)

My nephew, aged 30, lives independantly but struggles to manage his money month by month. Because he gets an income and is expected to shop, pay some bills and has the freedom to dispose of his income, he continually gets into debt. He has taken...

erratic challenging behaviour

Posted by: p.j. — last comment about 6 years ago (17 comments)

my son matthew often shouts & swears at imaginary people.when out he will suddenly do the same also hitting out.after he is always sorry & says he can't control it.we have no help from s,l.a.m.medical team in terms of effective...

Early signs in babies

Posted by: Charlie5656 — last comment about 6 years ago (1 comment)

Hello there, Can anyone help me - there are a few things that worry me about our baby but I can't get anyone to take me that seriously. He never copies me. He's a year old and hasn't had the MMR but after his boosters, which we gave him late,...

CONQUER Poem

Posted by: TJ — last comment about 6 years ago (1 comment)

So what if i have aspergers syndrome, its natural, i know i'm not alone,with people by my side to keep pushing me by, i can conquer my delays and get on with my life.The disability was discovered by Hans Aperger,who diagnosed it as a pervasive...

I have Aspergers syndrome and get annoyed easily because im locked out of my own life

Posted by: TJ — last comment about 6 years ago (1 comment)

because i was labelled when i was a kid i had people coming to work with me all the time and stuff then after year 6 i had no help anymore because ive grown up now and understand more about my disabiltiy i asked my mum if i get dla yet she wont...