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AmyIrl
  • By AmyIrl · Posted 8:13 am
  • Discussion in Living with autism · 0 replies
  • Sorry, folks but all the ads are ticking me off. This forum is supposed to be for people seeking advice and support for them and their loved ones. Don't choke it up with things that are unrelated, it ...

ASD and hypermobility

AmyIrl
  • By AmyIrl · Posted April 3, 2014
  • Discussion in Raising a child with autism · 5 replies
  • The physio has told me that Caleb has hyper-mobility in most of his joints. He has begun to have pains in his feet when he runs and his fingers when a lot of fine motor work is required. Does anyone know ...

Not food related....?

AmyIrl
  • By AmyIrl · Posted March 25, 2014
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • I'm a bit frustrated. Well, to tell the truth, I'm a lot frustrated. Four trips to Dublin and 1000euro later, I'm no wiser. The immunologist has surmised that Stee's EoE is not related to food. He has ...

Matthew

KingCrimson
  • By KingCrimson · Posted March 24, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • My son was in Hosp. Mon.-Th. this week. He had horrible meltdown. No pediatric psyclogists or neurologists in town. Discharged. Have to wait for next meltdown and bring him 60 miles to Chicago. Bullshit ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

Grass...cow....milk......

AmyIrl
  • By AmyIrl · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • I have a dopey question to ask, but I shall ask it anyway. I have never been one to shy away from the derision of more intelligent beings. If you feel the need to roll around on the floor in laughter ...

Matthew

KingCrimson
  • By KingCrimson · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • that was supposed to read they want to keep him tonight also and I don't know how long maybe quite a while he's going through a lot of vegetation he hit the doctor in the chest thank you for lunch reading ...

Matthew

KingCrimson
  • By KingCrimson · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • My son I hadto admit to the hospital yesterday they kept him overnight and they want to keep home tonight um I live in a really small town they don't have it anymore allergist about school and there is ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

Day 3 of Exclusion Diet

AmyIrl
  • By AmyIrl · Posted March 17, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • Three days in and we have established that Stee is definitely not going to starve on this diet!! I've got very creative with the few things he is allowed. We've made some passable cookies to add to his ...

Happy St.Patrick's Day!

AmyIrl
  • By AmyIrl · Posted March 17, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Lá Fhéile Pádraig shona daoibh agud sláinte mór ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 14, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

To stim or not to stim??

AmyIrl
  • By AmyIrl · Posted March 13, 2014
  • Discussion in Raising a child with autism · 0 replies
  • I wondered what are your thoughts on stimming? Some people think it should be discouraged, others that it's an essential coping stratagy. I'm in the latter camp. Any thoughts ...

Leg or Foot Massage Devices???

Duvie
  • By Duvie · Posted March 11, 2014
  • Journal · 57 replies
  • Wondering if anyone uses a massage device and how well it works. Jo and I sometimes suffer with our legs wanting to cramp up. Jo even has problems with her left arm occasionally. If anyone can give us ...

ASD and pain

AmyIrl
  • By AmyIrl · Posted March 9, 2014
  • Discussion in Raising a child with autism · 0 replies
  • When I tell people that my boys have an extraordinarily high pain threshold, they seem to see it as a good thing. But believe me, it isn't. I don't mean that they can't vocalize that they are in pain ...

My Aspies Don't Want to Be Cured

AmyIrl
  • By AmyIrl · Posted March 7, 2014
  • Discussion in Asperger's syndrome · 0 replies
  • Hi there. I'm an Irish mum of five. Two of the boys - 11 and 22 - have Aspergers diagnosis and the third - 26 - is definitely on the spectrum (his words) The 22 yr old Stephen - is a self-professed geek ...

Mom To Seven

Momma2Seven
  • By Momma2Seven · Posted February 28, 2014
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • The name says it all. All jokes aside, I have a son with Asperger's (HFA), ADHD, and OCD, and a daughter with Hashimoto's and both have Asthma. We are always looking for input ...

Introducing Photos for Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · Posted February 11, 2014
  • Journal · 180 replies
  • Hello everyone, Today at Inspire we’re excited to announce the launch of a new feature, and it’s one that many of you have requested -- the ability to upload photos to Inspire. You can now add photos ...

My Autistic Son's future

aprildink
  • By aprildink · Posted February 7, 2014
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • My son is only 14 now and I worry so much about his future. I know I won't be around forever to take care of him and that worries me the most. I worry about if he ever has to go to a home, would he be ...

Boost VHC Drink - 530 Calories

Duvie
  • By Duvie · Posted January 9, 2014
  • Journal · 67 replies
  • Thanks to a lovely lady battling ALS, I have found out about this new Boost high- calorie drink to pass on to those struggling to maintain or to gain weight. Check it out online. Take special notice to ...

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