Autism Spectrum

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Seeking Female Pediatrician for 12-Yr-old Autistic-Spectrum Child

Hi, there! My daughter, whom we adopted from China when she was 10 months old, has a long list of psychological challenges, but we do our best to deal with those through specialized schooling, therapists, and medication. Right now, my question is a bit different. She menstruated regularly as clockwork for about a year (started early!) and then suddenly stopped. She has been 5 months without a period. My own OB-GYN can't see her, as a minor, and suggests she see her pediatrician. Problem is, I have come to LOATHE our pediatrician, who...


Could It Be Autism?

i know a 2 year old who still does not talk, is overy irritable, clingy to...

Aspergers Syndrome

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Any Tips on Asperger's

My daughter was diagnosed with Asperger's last year. That was kinda it, the Dr.s were like yeah she has it. So even though I have I asked and "googled" I am kinda left with, What do I do now? I haven't meet anyone else who has a child with Asperger's so I am looking now for advice or just someone to say Hey I've been there and it will be ok. Thanks for listening!

High Functioning

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High Functioning Autism and Dicipline

Hi Moms. My son has just been diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorder. He is about 6 months behind on most things like his verbal skills and social skills. He is on the high functioning end of the spectrum and currently 3 years old. My question is re: dicipline. He has always been a pincher, biter and now slapper. In the past we have tried many different things to stop this behavior but now with this new diagnosis I am at a loss of what to do. I have applied for all of the free services that are offered to us and am waiting for...