Hearing the diagnosis for the first time can be scary, but it can also be a bit of a relief! We had been dealing with my son's mental health and behavioral problems, for quite some time, and had no viable explanation as to what was going on! That is why my son's high functioning autism diagnosis was as much of a relief, as it was a worry. I think beginning the journey, as an autism parent, was the hardest part of the whole situation.
Parenting A Child That Has Autism
Are you an autism parent? Chances are you have been through a lot of these things and want to know you aren't alone, you are going through these things now and want to know you aren't alone or you know someone going through this and you want them to know they aren't alone.
The “Scary” Side of Autism
The “Lighter” Side of Autism
Tips from an Autism Parent
Bringing Understanding to Autism
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