Offers an interactive co-parenting class called Children Caught in the Middle that focuses on children growing up between two homes and how to foster healthy co-parenting relationships.Dallas Association for Parent Education Dallas, 972/699-0420 or 972/699-0438 The association’s Warmline/E-Warmline (972/699-7742) is a free phone service staffed by trained volunteers, available to parents and caregivers from Monday through Friday from 9am to 3pm.As Liane Holliday Willey, who has Asperger's and is the author of "Pretending to be Normal: Living With Asperger's Syndrome," put it, "Females are grossly underdiagnosed with autism.We do not 'present' as loudly as boys do." Wendy Lawson, author of "Build Your Own Life: A Self-Help Guide For Individuals With Asperger Syndrome" and a self-described autistic woman, adds that she thinks girls on the spectrum may be underdiagnosed because if they have obsessive interests (often a feature of spectrum disorders), these are more likely to be socially acceptable than the obsessions of boys with autism. Im not sure how much( if any) involvemeny the previous partner has. However, I am still interested in taking her out and seeing where things may lead with the mother. I guess im just not sure how or if I should pursue anything given the circumstances? Im a relaxed person and I have no children of my own. I have taken a liking to a mother of an Austistic son who is 6 years old and from a previous partner.Is he getting early intervention or in special needs preschool?
Jewish Family Service Dallas 972/437-9950 or 972/437-1988 Offers various services for children with special needs, including a Support Group for Parents of Children on the Autism Spectrum.Hope Center 4 Autism Fort Worth, 817/560-1139 Offers a monthly Parent Support Group meeting where parents can relax and chat with other like-minded people.The center also provides family support and behavioral intervention to children on the autism spectrum.Just throwing this out there to see what kinds of responses I get.Men - Would you date a woman with a special needs child? If your choice not to was based on the fact that you knew nothing of the type of disability the child had, but learned about it, would this change your decision?