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How To Help A Younger Sibling Of Autism 
My son is seven-years-old with Autism. He is aggressive and at times violent. He takes a lot of his frustration out on his younger sister. She will be …

Mother of an Autistic 20-Year-Old -- What About His Future? 
I am so frustrated! My son was diagnosed with autism at approximately 18-months-old. We have had our ups and downs with eating, potty training, speaking, …

The Legendary Graduate 
Hello, my name is Joseph D. Smith, and I have Asperger Syndrome. To make things interesting, I have published a book titled [he Legendary Graduate, which …

DSM Redefining Asperger's Syndrome 
Recently, there was an article in the Pekin Daily Times, Illinois, by Daniel Vance, Syndicated columnist titled: DISABILITIES Asperger's syndrome being …

Dealing With Rude People 
How do you deal with ignorant people who make comments like "nice family he comes from" when out in public and your child has a fit and is spitting out …

Going On Vacation 
I am a mother of three children. Our 15-year-old son has autism and has issues going to different places. We can barely go away without a fight and …

ASD 
I have a lovely little boy age 2 and 8 months. We have just been told for sure he has ASD and by God, its hard.

Children With Autism Are Enabled! 
I am hearing from so many teachers that students with High Functioning Autism and Asperger's are "over managed" by their parents and enabled to a degree. …

Autism and Vitamin D 
Vitamin D deficiency, during pregnancy or childhood, may be responsible for the autism epidemic. 'Falling vitamin D levels over the last 20 years due …

It's Everyone Else's Fault But Her Own 
My 16 almost 17 year old daughter has aspergers. I can't seem to help her see where when she talks to people, mainly her family... she is harsh, quick …

High School Education For Asperger's Children 
We just found out this year (too late) that my High School Senior who has been in the ESE programs since the second grade, will not get a High School deploma. …

Behaviors 
I have a 27 yr old, that has a problem with transitioning from one place to another. Once he is at the location we are pretty okay, but getting there is …

I Have An Autistic Angel 
I have a two-year-old princess. I remember the day I was told she had autism. It was devastating and very hard to get over, but we all do. Its been …

Mom 
My son is in an inclusive classroom this year, How can I tell him how to handle his anger, and not to hit people when he gets mad at school?

34-Year-Old Woman With Autism 
I have an autistic daughter age 34. I have taken care of her for her entire life. I know it takes a lot of repetition to teach them. And I am patient and …

Autistic 11-year-old Student Charged With Felony Battery 
BAYOU GEORGE — The family of an autistic 11-year-old accused of assaulting school administrators said the boy was made an example of and the situation …

Autistic 10-Year-Old Beaten At School 
My 10 year old sufferes from acute anxiety, low self esteem and has little self regulation. He has a high statement and on the disability register. …

Legal Guardianship For An Adult Child With Autism? 
Do your recommend getting legal guardianship for an adult child with autism?

Confused  
My two-year-old son just got evaluated and his doctors said he is autistic. They gave me a couple of references, but I'm still really confused. I don't …

Autism In School 
He is a 7 yr old in a public school. He has autism. We are having alot of promblems with him in school.he will not follow direction.he tears the class …

Avoid A Crowd Totally? 
Our schools hallway is very crowded during passing periods. Walking with the student in this environment has not been a problem in the past. Just recently …

Graduate Student - Special Education 
After interviewing sets of parents I noticed a trend that students are not started to begin to transition at age 14 when questions of sexuality, freedom, …

How To Handle Negative Parenting Comments 
What do you find is the best way to handle a situation when someone mistakes autistic behaviors with poor parenting behavior? I have found this time …

Mother Of An Autistic 20-year-old Worries About His Future? 
I am so frustrated! My son was diagnosed with autism at approximately 18-months-old. I have always been able to provide for him, until my recent divorce. …

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My Only Son 
My son is 24-years-old. I think he has autism. He will count things before we leave to go somewhere. Then he checks everything. When we get out of the …

Blanket Therapy 
I used a blanket to help comfort a child in my music class that was having trouble with transitions. The child wrapped herself up in the blanket and immediately …

Crisis Hospitalization & Residential Services 
My son has Aspergers and Severe Depression and at times has intense paranoia and self-injury. There are no services in our state for people with Autism …

Autistics Persons Denied Access To Basic Dental Care  
Sedation or general anesthesia for Autistic persons NOT covered by dental insurance companies. There should be a lawsuit. This is discrimination because …

Study re: Parental Perceptions as to the Efficacy of ABA 
Are you a New Jersey parent of a child with autism aged birth to 21 who is currently receiving or has received ABA interventions? If so we are seeking …

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