Asperger's syndrome

My Aspies Don't Want to Be Cured

  • By AmyIrl · Posted March 7, 2014
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  • 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 ...

Learing Inability--Shoe Tying

  • By IAmJames · New reply December 2, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • My son is nine and doesn't know how to tie his shoes. I've tried many techniques in order to teach him, but he doesn't seem to be responding to them. What should I do? Is this something anyone else is ...

Help! My Daughter doesn't Understand My Asperger Son

  • By IAmJames · New reply December 2, 2013
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  • My son likes things a certain way, He has meltdowns, He bites himself on his palms and his feet. My older daughter says he does it for attention, that we baby him to much. I have tried to tell explain ...

Aspergers and GAD

  • By olli · New reply October 27, 2013
  • 24 replies
  • I'm a 62 year old women and 5 years ago I was finally diognosed with Aspergers after a life time of misdiognoses, it was a relief to finally find out who I was, recently I had been suffering terrible ...

george 1

  • By lilian37 · Posted October 25, 2013
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  • George has been suffering throughout his life particularly because he is an intelligent man with a degree in graphic art and design, excellent writer and has a diploma in RSA gardening apart from many ...

In Love With An Aspie??

  • By katyabird12 · New reply May 18, 2013
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  • Hello everyone, i am in love with an Aspie and wondering who else out there is as well? i would like to hear from others and share ideas, thoughts, feelings. i am reading as much as i can and watching ...

Adults with Aspergers

  • By katyabird12 · New reply April 29, 2013
  • 21 replies
  • Are there any adults out there with Aspergers? I come here because i am dating an aspie. but there are no adult aspies to be found ...

aspies do care

  • By carrollv · New reply March 28, 2013
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  • I have an .11 year old son who goes to communicar for depression and adhd the doctor said he diagnosed him with aspergers,so i ask if i could have him tested,becouse he didnt do any he was ...

Parenting a teenager with Aspergers

  • By Qlander · New reply August 22, 2012
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  • I'd like to tap into people that are living with a nightmare a teenager that is not coping with Aspergers Syndrome. My son is 16 and has temper tantrums almost once a month, he bullies his parents (me ...

Dr. says

  • By Allan67890 · New reply February 3, 2012
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  • At 53 years of age i went to see a shrink , pardon the term . Thinking I had Asperger's . The doctor said passive Autism . I ever I feel as if it is a mild foam of Asperger .Now am trying to learn to ...

My 12 year old nephew has asperger's

  • By lorenelady · New reply January 7, 2012
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  • Hello everyone, I believe my 12 year old nephew has asperger's but he has not yet been diagnosed. I sent my sister and brother in law information on it but nothing seems to be getting done about his condition ...

8 year old girl with maybe asperger's syndrome

  • By ertaylor · New reply October 11, 2011
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  • My daughter is almost 9 years old. When whe was 2 to4 years of age she would have horrible fits, hitting, throwing, bitting. When she started going to kindergarten she calmed down, having fits here and ...

Is it impossible to teach respect to an Asperger child?

  • By McKim · New reply May 5, 2011
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  • My son is 10 and was diagnosed with Asperger's when he was 8. He gets angry easily, has many meltdowns, is very self centered, and is very rude. I get frustrated when I ask him to do a chore that would ...

Asperger's - Giftedness

  • By Chocoholix · New reply February 5, 2011
  • 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 ...

New to this group

  • By Mammaof5 · New reply July 27, 2010
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  • I'm looking for some advise on helping w meltdowns my son was just diagnosed w asperger's and ADHD and has a lot of meltdowns and gets frusterated so very easily!!! We try to prevent them as much as possible ...

13 yr old needs a diagnosis!

  • By tannersmom · New reply March 2, 2010
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  • Any advice on how to get your childs school to even do an evaluation would be helpful! My son may have AS, but they are telling me they don't see it, and if he does have it, it's high functioning.....I ...

New Here

  • By tpalvado · New reply February 9, 2010
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  • Hello. My name is Tina. My 4 year old son Julian has been diagnosed with Asperger's and Pervasive Developmental Disorder. I am very new at this and don't know what to do. I was advised to join an Autism ...

My almost 2 year old

  • By sarah_07west · New reply December 31, 2009
  • 5 replies
  • My little boy is going to be 2 in Dec. He doesn't walk or stand alone. He doesn't say anything other than mama, which he rarely says. He clicks his tongue constantly. He goes into massive raging fits ...

Passive Development Disorders

  • By quiact · New reply April 9, 2009
  • 2 replies
  • Passive Developmental Disorders: Autism is one of five passive developmental disorders, and is the most common. Autism is a disability caused by a brain development disorder of unknown cause, yet some ...

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