a new aspie on the planet

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Registered: 09-12-2003
a new aspie on the planet
Fri, 10-10-2003 - 9:33am
Well It's finally here we got the diagnosis my ds 11yo is an aspie.I feel some relief after being frustrated for years. my ds says (I have asperger's so I can be who I am anywhere I go I don't have to pretend anymore that I really like stuff other people do and that they can take me as I am?)is he in for a surprise or what?well at least some things will start to get better for him at school.

JUST WANTED TO LET YOU ALL KNOW , you all got me through this with all the helpful advice and the caring and understanding thought's .thanks again

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Registered: 06-25-2003
Fri, 10-10-2003 - 9:43am
Wow Tammy.

Isn't it great to be right?

Congratulations on getting the official DX finally. Will this help DS to get more help at school (or does he need it?).

Your DS sounds like quite a character, It'll be interesting to see how he does post-DX.

Keep us posted!



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Registered: 07-11-2003
Sun, 10-12-2003 - 5:09am

I'm not sure if I should be saying congradulations or not. Hmmmmm? It does feel good to get the dx though doesn't it? It's one of those things that lets you know that your not nuts, he really is autistic (which isn't the same as nuts), and you can finally start busting people's chops and get stuff accomplished for your ds.

But then...

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Registered: 03-27-2003
Sun, 10-12-2003 - 11:27pm
Hi Tammy, I know how you feel by finally getting a diagnosis. My dd was diagnosed in gr. 5. She is also 11. It is a relief but it also makes you sad. My dd has an IEP & hopefully this will help the school situation. Take Care, Good Luck to your ds! Mary Ann