United States • Age 41
Joined myLot 13 years ago
"Remember, an alphabet does not make a child. Your child is your child, a diagnosis does not change who they are, just points you to places where you might lear
jiffin4java @jiffin4java (97) • United States 17 Oct 08
If you have a child with Aspergers or Autism like I do, you know that meltdowns or misbehavior in the grocery store is inevitable at some point, as much as we try to avoid it. Have you ever had someone actually come up to you and...
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mariechin @mariechin (428) • Philippines 22 Jul 08
Officially your child has severe autism? Would you still take care of him? are you disappointed? Annoyed? Burdened? What do you think? Comments please. Thank you and God bless!
wiccania @wiccania (3360) • United States 20 Mar 09
My son is 6 years old and has Autism. He doesn't sleep. It's driving me insane. He's up until 1, sometimes 2 in the morning. Which, paired with his 730 waking time in the morning makes both of us cranky and makes him have a lot of...
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matnlilsmommy @matnlilsmommy (20) • United States 5 Apr 09
I am wondering how many of you have Autistic children in public schools. If your austic child attends a public school how would you rate the quality of education they receive? Are the teachers properly trained? Are there bullying...
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SinfulSweet @SinfulSweet (146) • Canada 20 Apr 09
I really hoped that it was something that I would never have to see for myself, but my son who was diagnosed with moderate autism when he was four is now starting to hit himself when he is frustrated or angry and it is breaking...
TheRealDawn @dawnald (84263) • Shingle Springs, California 29 May 09
Say you have a condition such as autism, Asperger's, etc. where your brain is not wired quite "normally" and a "cure" was discovered that would rewire your brain. But if you allowed the procedure to be performed you almost...
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andnowtheres2 my children have autism. I have a son with PDD and a daughter with classic autism. I personally am not looking for a "cure". I believe our ASD children can teach us so much about acceptance and love and seeing the world in a whole new way. I love their little...
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mommaj @mommaj (22969) • United States 20 Jun 09
This is the question I would like your opinion on. Do you think you should teach a non-communicative disabled child sign language? Why or why not? I would really like an answer from those parents that did. My friend taught her...
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mommaj @mommaj (22969) • United States 1 Aug 09
Have you seen how much gluten free foods are out there? Have any of you tried them on autistic children? I know that they suggest gluten free diets for autistic children. Did you really see a difference in your child's behavior? I...
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andnowtheres2 @andnowtheres2 (47) • United States 10 Nov 08
Would a framing inspector be out a year later after framing was put up on a house/addition? The reason Im asking is because a year ago my friend's neighbor had a construction company come out and put up an addition/house to her...
sweetpeasmom @sweetpeasmom (1325) • United States 24 Aug 08
i have been wanting too do something to make extra money, and i was thinking of maybe babysitting a couple of kids in my home , but i do not know how much to charge. what would be a good price too charge for a 4-5 day week , all...
mamalovestoread @mamalovestoread (692) • Canada 14 Oct 08
Hi my son was born with congenital heart defect known as tetralogy of fallot with absent pulmonary valve. He had full repair at 3 months old and is now doing great. I am looking for people that have children with this problem....
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andnowtheres2 my daughter was born with Severe Pulmonary Stenosis & Atrial Septal Defect. She had a murmur and her doc kept putting it off saying it was innocent. It was not innocent. After being released from the hospital we started noticing strange symptoms and again the...
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meganparsons_4 @meganparsons_4 (97) • United States 30 Jun 08
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happythoughts @happythoughts (4110) • United States 19 Sep 08
On Tv we all see the people that have lost weight using a certain program. I always wonder if these are real people or paid actors. Do any of you have any great weight loss stories? And how did you do it?
Lizzy @lizzyt2007 (1312) • Craig, Alaska 6 Dec 07
I am not sure if he has this. but his docter thinks he may so He asked me if I wanted to get him tested. I told him no but now I wonder should I get him tested. Don't ask me why I said no. Can anyone give me advice?
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smile44 @smile44 (167) • United States 14 Jul 08
Autism is becoming so common that most of us know or know of someone who has autism. I'm sure there are people that belong to mylot that have autism. I've been working with kids with autism for the past 2 and a half years. I...
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SinfulSweet @SinfulSweet (146) • Canada 25 Aug 08
My son has moderate classical autism. Many of his symptoms began to develop shortly after receiving his six months shots. He fell off of the charts developmentally, he began his hand flapping and constant humming among other...
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ibecarly @ibecarly (4) • United States 16 Oct 08
Hi all. I'm here to talk about Applied Behavior Analysis, specifically (but not limited) for children with Autism. I have a double BA in Psychology and Applied Behavior Science, and am currently getting my Masters in Early...
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lvmybz @lvmybz (125) • United States 2 Nov 08
We are debating putting our son on a GFCF diet. He will be 6 this month and I swear he is getting worse. I think acadmecally he is getting better. But I think a lot has to do with him having a great memory. Such as he can tell you...