I was diagnosed with Aspergers

I’m a 43 year old male and consider myself to be fairly worldly-wise. I was diagnosed with Aspergers around six months ago and was obviously curious to find out more about how my mind works and why I’ve always thought and acted a certain way. I’ve been a holiday rep and have a responsible job … Read more

My mother used drugs and alcohol

Hello I have FASD but I also believe I am undiagnosed (self-diagnosed) autism. My birth mother used drugs and alcohol, I am seeking a diagnosis but I recently decided to enroll in college for psychology… life has never been easy I find myself constantly reading about psychology to understand the world and people how things … Read more

Autism – Parents make it worse

Today my Mum said “Autism is Nature versus Nurture. Parents make it worse and it’s only as a result of their pandering to them that they get this in the first place!”I tried saying that they’re born with it and it’s genetic but I was told this was a load of rubbish and was an … Read more

Homeschooling a nonverbal

Hey everyone. I was wondering if anyone had advice on homeschooling a nonverbal 3-year-old. I don’t trust the school system but I’m lost on where to start. Rachel MeheraThere’s a group called Autism Inclusivity that I think might help, too, if you’re not already in it. They’re amazing and insightful. We started our autistic almost … Read more

Autism question

Autism question

SassyElena JeanI have a question does anyone have a hard time with their autistic daughter to keep her pants on and her diapers on and my daughter is 2 years old so it’s hard to get her to keep her pants and diapers on I’m just looking for advice how to get her to keep … Read more

Nonverbal autistic toys

We are always trying to find toys our nonverbal autistic son enjoys and this marble run was his favorite this Christmas. He has played with it pretty much nonstop since he opened it this morning. My wife and I would love to see what your children’s favorite gifts were this year! We got my boy … Read more

How do you deal with autistic children

How do you all deal with children & unlocking doors and walking out? I fear that my 3 yr old son learned how to unlock doors and what if he leaves OUTSIDE in the night? I might put extra locks. Any ideas on how you deal with it? Thank each and every single one of … Read more