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Autism & Asperger's Syndrome Forum

Questions in the Autism & Asperger's Syndrome forum are answered by researchers at the New England Center for Children. Topics covered include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Antisocial Personality Disorder, Asperger Syndrome, Autism, blindness, bullying, clinical depression, deafness, dyslexia, mental retardation, and social alienation.

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last year my 15 year old daughter went to prom with a Senior boy, due to my urging. He did ask her, but she wanted to g with someone else. Ever since the day she said she would go, he has harassed her in person, on phone, via Twitter an...
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My now 6-year-old son has been having episodes upon waking in the morning, which were happening about twice a year, but have increased in frequency to once every one to two months. He is lethargic, extremely weak (explained by him as hav...
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I have 3 sons who concern me!nobody is listening or helping!!!where to turn for help!are my sons conditions connected and what could cause these problems?
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Why does my 9 yr old grandson pees in inappropriate places? He is ADHD & Autistic spectrum. What could be the reasons for this behavour? Please help I am afraid of my home smelling like a urinal.
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i have a 32month old is very smart and he was sick alot when he was younger but since he has been 2 he has been doing better , but now he is making up sickness and wants meds all the time. i have to tell him NO everyday over meds.that h...
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My son is 23; he stays home. I have working and can not make ends meet. He doesn't drive at this time. He needs more attention. Would like to see him Learn more life skills. Learn to drive, get back in school. I wish I had mire time wit...
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I have an 8 yr old son with aspergers who was just put on gaunfacine on monday. He gets half a pill twice a day. We have noticed that while he has been taking this medicine he is getting extremely tired which makes him act out more. He h...
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I asked this in the community forum too. My daughter is almost 5 and struggling in kindergarten. She is extremely bright, has a excellent vocabulary for her age. She spoke early, is very creative, has an awesome memory for certain thin...
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a child who has downs syndrome and has been told he is also autistic keeps pulling childrens pants down and his dad has been told its part of his autism. is this true or an excuse for bad behaviour that he has seen somewhere. is this co...
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My kid (male ) was born on 18th Oct 2012. Later doctors kept him in ICU. Because infection and his crp level is 4.51% that is because of his mother had normal fever 101 *C before ciserian. later suggested taxim (3times a day) 6am 2 pm...
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I have a brother with autism , could I have a son with autism as well ?. I have been takin care of him my hole life .... I would not be hable to do this again Iam tier
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I am a special education teacher with a student with Asperger's. He has obsessive thoughts that frequently distract him from learning. Most of these are internet videos or video games that he is "playing" in his head. While he is having ...
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I'm curious about my childs development. Mikey is my son, and he's always been very social and happy all the time. No sleeping or eating problems since birth. He's always been a little slow to develop in nearly every catagory, but I'm st...
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Yes hi I'm new to this forum. My son Colby is 10 years old he has brain damage and IQ of 58 he was born very premature 1lb 3 oz he had a microarray test done and it showed he was missing a piece of chromosome and he had autism spectrum...
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HI My son who is now four years old shows a lot of stimulating behaviour like rocking back and forth, jumping all the time, moving his hands infront of his eyes, hand flapping and looking at the walls. He is also speech delayed and his f...
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I would be interested to hear if there are any ways of calming down before meltdowns. In the past I got out of hand and had a meltdown which got me arrested, and It's the last thing I would want to happen again. Any tips will be greatly ...
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My 5 yr old son is a bright loving little boy he gives kisses and hugs like to color and math he helps me and had interests in toys and movies shows interest in toy commercials and expresses he wants what he sees...he can write his first...
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I have some concerns with my 5 1/2 year old son. He started Kindergarten this year, and seems to be doing really well, other than his handwriting, which is slowly improving. His teacher has told me that he has very low muscle tone in his...
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My 2 year old grandson could hum the entire song of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star at a year old. However, at age two, he just hums his words... He understands verbal directions such as "Bring me the shoe." "Put the shoe on the table." a...
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Out son is 3 yrs 10 mos old. First child, my wife and I assumed he was going along very well until around 5 months ago we had a parent teacher conference at preschool where we were told by the teacher she was concerned that he wasn't mak...
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