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In a blink of an eye...

tomeckom
  • By tomeckom · Posted February 15, 2011
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • In a blink of an eye, you are born. The world is yours for the taking. All your dreams and possibilities are just all right out there for you to grasp. In a blink of an eye, Those long years of school ...

PARTIAL DUPLICATION OF THE LONG ARM OF CHROMOSOME 17

rhyansmom
  • By rhyansmom · Posted February 15, 2011
  • Journal · 44 replies
  • HI DOES ANYONE ELSE HAVE THIS DIAGNOSIS?????????? THE DEFECT IS YET UNDEFINED AS PER SIGNATURE GEONOMICS AND CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PITTSBURGH. MY CHILD HAS THIIS ANOMALY AS WELL AS HIGH FUNTIONING AUTISM,ADHD,CHIARI ...

the worst day of all

freedom-fighter4nf
  • By freedom-fighter4nf · Posted February 9, 2011
  • Journal · 38 replies
  • Yesterday I had a really bad day. I woke up in the middle of the night from pain. Then in the morning at. 9:00 I woke up for my morning medicine. I was in a horrible amount of pain and nasuea but took ...

An inspiring movie

LittleKmom
  • By LittleKmom · Posted February 4, 2011
  • Discussion in Raising a child with autism · 8 replies
  • Has anyone watched Temple Grandin? I did a few days ago, and I found it great. Of course not everybody diagnosed with autism will turn out to be a genius, but it's great to have some insight from a successful ...

Another day, another storm

kfalk1980
  • By kfalk1980 · Posted February 3, 2011
  • Discussion in Living with autism · 4 replies
  • I took my youngest son to the eye doctor. Two hours of screaming torture later, we found he is legally blind and has an autoimmune disorder. This on top of asthma, gastro problems, hearing, and speech ...

Asperger's - Giftedness

Chocoholix
  • By Chocoholix · Posted January 28, 2011
  • Discussion in Asperger's syndrome · 5 replies
  • Hello, I am Tina, mom of 5 year old twins who were born 4+ weeks premature. My Cody has ADHD but through intervention has been doing wonderfully. John is an IUGR suvivor who has been through one diagnosis ...

3 year old with behavior issues

tyandtrippsmom
  • By tyandtrippsmom · Posted January 25, 2011
  • Discussion in Raising a child with autism · 5 replies
  • hi, my 3 year old has just started these new behavior issues, he throws a major fit (jumping up and down, and screaming until he cant catch his breath) when we ride in the car, and at home when i tend ...

autism & sensory

tyandtrippsmom
  • By tyandtrippsmom · Posted January 24, 2011
  • Discussion in Living with autism · 4 replies
  • i have a soon to be 3 year old son, who has been in therapy a little over a year and was diagnosed last year as being mildly autistic. He was late on almost all of his developmental stuff, still doesnt ...

The mystery of the green hair

tomeckom
  • By tomeckom · Posted January 23, 2011
  • Journal · 19 replies
  • I figured I lighten things up a bit and tell you something funny that has happened to me... It all started Tuesday morning. I woke the kids up for school when one of the girls looked at me and said, "why ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with “RA Warrior” Kelly Young

John2
  • By John2 · Posted January 21, 2011
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • Dear Inspire Community Members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the second in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to help patients worldwide. We are posting these ...

Wanting to give back

tomeckom
  • By tomeckom · Posted January 20, 2011
  • Journal · 16 replies
  • Having a mixed feelings type of day. I have decided that this year...2011...was going to be the year that I make a change...even if it's a simple change, I was gonna make it. I thought to myself, working ...

I think I can, I think I can....I know I can

jfer
  • By jfer · Posted January 12, 2011
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • I was approached several weeks ago about being on a committee for a 5k fundraiser for Autism. Since my youngest is Autistic I jumped right on board. I only planned to work behind the scenes with secret ...

What I've learned from 2010

tomeckom
  • By tomeckom · Posted January 4, 2011
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • (taken from my blog www.mtomecko.blogspot.com) OK...so this is the start to a new year...and what better way to start it off than write out what I have learned throughout the past year. I am breaking ...

HELP! Potty training a 7yr old autistic child

proviandmumi
  • By proviandmumi · Posted January 1, 2011
  • Discussion in Raising a child with autism · 2 replies
  • I've been struggling for four years in potty training my autistic grandson. He does go to the bathroom to urinate but not for a bowel movement. He holds his bowel movement until he cannot anymore and ...

Broken dreams

tomeckom
  • By tomeckom · Posted December 15, 2010
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • I woke up this morning from a bad dream. I was at a library of a school with Morgan and Kenny but they were older...like maybe Morgan in her early 20's and Kenny around 15-16. Kenny was acting the way ...

miracles in every day life

tomeckom
  • By tomeckom · Posted December 11, 2010
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • I have had so many interesting things that have happened to me these last couple of months....ah..ok...years! It started when my brother passed away...that's when the street lights would just start either ...

Someone to be there...

tomeckom
  • By tomeckom · Posted December 11, 2010
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • I am going to jump into something here that I have been thinking about for about a year now... What makes a person want to help others? Be there for someone for moral support? Want to go full force with ...

Snow Angels

tomeckom
  • By tomeckom · Posted December 11, 2010
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • (pictures that go with this post are on my blog post...www.mtomecko.blogspot.com) Yes, I'm back...trying to find time between the kids, the housework and potty breaks to get my butt back in gear to write ...

Picture, picture who's taking the picture

tomeckom
  • By tomeckom · Posted December 11, 2010
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • (the pictures that go with this are on my blog...www.mtomecko.blogspot.com) Its that time of year that we Tomecko's take the famous "all kids smiling at the same time...with no melt downs" picture. My ...

Relationships with adult aspies

aloha64
  • By aloha64 · Posted December 7, 2010
  • Discussion in Family and friends · 0 replies
  • While I am on many other support sites due to several serious health issues, one of my joys in life is spending time with my guy friend who is AS and a few years older than me. I love learning how to ...

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