Welcome. This group is for parents and primary caregivers of children diagnosed with PDD (Pervasive Developmental Disorder), Autistic Spectrum Disorder (Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, PDD-NOS, Rhett's Syndrome, Childhood Disintigrative Disorder), and BP (Bipolar Disorder).
Join us as we share experiences with our unique children and gain insight from each other as to what makes our kids tick. Members from all over the country (world!) are welcome.
-There is zero tolerance for vulgar language or flaming (attacking members oor their opinions), etc.;
-In an effort to maintain the nurturing environment of this group, discussions on race, sexual preference, religion and political views are not allowed;
-We reserve the right to deny membership to anyone who has a history of flaming;
-Once subscribed and receiving mail, please send an introductory post about you and your child(ren);
-Please create a signature line at the end of your post:
your name, child's name, age, diagnoses and medications, child's type/place of education, home state;
-Please use the proper subject heading in the subject line to help people prioritize what they read;
-When responding to a post, please delete all previous posts -- leave only relevant details;
-When engaged in a specific discussion with one person, especially when unrelated PDD or BP, please email that person directly;
-Although moderators will monitor the group, feel free to contact them anytime with concerns so attempts to resolve issues can be made;
-By subscribing to this support group you agree to respect the privacy of other members and their postings;
-All members acknowledge that the support groups is not a substitute for medical or legal advice;
-At the present time our list is closed to professionals