Your Autism Support System

Jeanette Sell

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Your Autism Support System

Discuss the support system you rely on to best serve your child. Me. Who are the key members of your support team? My help is a joke. Do you believe you receive adequate support?...

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If You or Someone You Love Were Able to Be Symptom-free for One Day, How Would You Spend the Time?

Jeanette Sell

Autism Spectrum Disorder

If You or Someone You Love Were Able to Be Symptom-free for One Day, How Would You Spend the Time?

What would you do that you aren't able to do now? Asking her what she loves and wants and having a fab day out together.

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Your Autism Support System

Jen Hayes-lewis

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Your Autism Support System

Discuss the support system you rely on to best serve your child. I have 2 children diagnosed with both autism and ADHD, and a third child currently going through the diagnosis...

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What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child Is Really Like

Amy Ames

Autism Spectrum Disorder

What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child Is Really Like

What is it like being an autism mom? The ups, the downs, and the emotional struggle. Always explaining. . . What fears do you face as you raise your child? Facing fears of his...

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What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child Is Really Like

Hayley France

Autism Spectrum Disorder

What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child Is Really Like

What is it like being an autism mom? The ups, the downs, and the emotional struggle. My children are wonderful, creative, intelligent people. My daughter is the most empathetic...

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What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child is Really Like

Terralyn Polege

Autism Spectrum Disorder

What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child is Really Like

What is it like being an autism mom? The ups, the downs, and the emotional struggle. It's being on pins and needles wondering if the school will call yet again to tell you your...

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What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child is Really Like

SUZANNE foley

Autism Spectrum Disorder

What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child is Really Like

What is it like being an autism mom? The ups, the downs, and the emotional struggle. How we struggle to communicate with her and how frustrated she gets when no one understands...

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What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child is Really Like

Rachel Childs

Autism Spectrum Disorder

What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child is Really Like

What is it like being an autism mom? The ups, the downs, and the emotional struggle. No rest. The swing of extreme trauma, panic and fighting emotional and other fires, to laughing...

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What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child Is Really Like

Gina Boyan

Autism Spectrum Disorder

What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child Is Really Like

What is it like being an autism mom? The ups, the downs, and the emotional struggle. I struggle with sadness when my 8 year old child isn't invited to parties, etc. like other...

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My Diagnosis Story

Linda Deleon

Autism Spectrum Disorder

My Diagnosis Story

What symptoms led up to the diagnosis? I noticed when my son was a baby, he did not speak baby talk, or even sounds.   His milestones were delayed, such as walking, moving, crawling,...

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What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child is Really Like

Linda Deleon

Autism Spectrum Disorder

What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child is Really Like

What is it like being an autism mom? The ups, the downs, and the emotional struggle. I have a hard time answering this because I am a mother, who realizes she cannot use the same...

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What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child is Really Like, And I Love It!

Nina Silman

Autism Spectrum Disorder

What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child is Really Like, And I Love It!

What is it like being an autism mom? The ups, the downs, and the emotional struggle. It’s like being on a constant roller coaster, you think you have just cracked it, then something...

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The First Signs of Autism I Noticed

Tracey McMann

Autism Spectrum Disorder

The First Signs of Autism I Noticed

What signs did you notice first and when? At about 7 or 8 months, she would not let us feed her with a spoon. She would put her hands in her food and suck it off them.  As time...

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Watching the Loss of My Mom to Alzheimer's Disease

Alison Blasdale

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Watching the Loss of My Mom to Alzheimer's Disease

How did you first feel when your mother told you that she had Alzheimer's/Dementia? Very sad for her. She was a nurse and had cared for so many elderly patients herself for years....

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What Being a Grandmother to an Autistic Child Is Really Like

Kaye Chastain

Autism Spectrum Disorder

What Being a Grandmother to an Autistic Child Is Really Like

What is it like being an autism mom? The ups, the downs, and the emotional struggle. How about from a grandmother? This is an essay I wrote, basically for myself a couple of...

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What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child is Really Like

Meredith McGill

Autism Spectrum Disorder

What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child is Really Like

What is it like being an autism mom? The ups, the downs, and the emotional struggle. Being an autism mom is not easy. I think people who don't know much about autism assume it's...

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Darla Fox-Dennison - It's not as easy as it looks, and it looks hard as crap

Darla Fox-Dennison

Autism Spectrum Disorder

It's not as easy as it looks, and it looks hard as crap.

What is it like being an autism mom? The ups, the downs, and the emotional struggle. It's balance. It's struggle. It's stress. It's wonderful. It's tragic. It's life. You...

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Alicja Baszak - What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child is Really Like

Alicja Baszak

Autism Spectrum Disorder

What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child is Really Like

What is it like being an autism mom? The ups, the downs, and the emotional struggle. You are not just a mom. You are becoming a teacher, therapist, rights activist, layer, doctor,...

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Laurel Hooton Jordan - What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child is Really Like

Laurel Hooton Jordan

Autism Spectrum Disorder

What Being a Mom to an Autistic Child is Really Like

What is it like being an autism mom? The ups, the downs, and the emotional struggle. It is like swimming in the ocean. You learn the ebb and flow of tides and waves. You learn...

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Janice Messinger - How Autism Has Affected My Life

Janice Messinger

Autism Spectrum Disorder

How Autism Has Affected My Life

Who in your life has been affected by autism and how? My son. Where is your loved one on the spectrum? Acceptable behavior. What do you wish people would understand about autism?...

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