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    I'm so sorry to hear your news! I've not read all the replies so not sure if this has been mentioned, however I just wanted to let you know of a story on 60 mins last sunday night in regards to children with autism and how apps on the ipad are helping them to communicate.

    Sorry I can't offer any advice, I just thought you might like to watch this online as it might be of some help to you.

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    Oh thank you so much to the current replies . I'm glad I checked my subscribed folder or I would have missed these , I scroll through new posts quickly most days but haven't been on much , I'm trying to come on more I miss BH!

    So since my original post my son had received he's official diagnosis of autism.

    Not alot has changed regarding how I feel however I have sorted everything . Fahcsia funding has come through which is AMAZING, I so grateful beyond words for the support that is there for kids on the spectrum , carers allowance has also been approved and DS is doing regular OT and speech plus I'm considering a few other things .

    To the PP who described it as chronic sadness , well I couldn't have put it any better . There's no joy in life for me anymore . This is just one big cloud on my brain that NEVER ever goes away . All I care about is my son having a happy life without struggling( and my daughter too if course ) and im so fearful he will never speak . It's almost become like the be all end all for me ( aside from healthy of course ). I'm trying to accept that if he never speaks its not the end of the world and he still could be so happy but it sure feels like its the end of the world , the thought devastates me for him , not me , him. I feel so bad as usual feeling this way , he's healthy and alive that's all that should matter I tell myself :-(

    It's suspected he also has verbal dyspraxia which is contributing to he's inability to speak and that's just a double blow , it will be so much harder now for him verbally .

    Thanks to everyone as always , the support I've always gotten on here re- this has been nothing but incredible . I've met the most amazing parents the last few months . They all seem so together and accepting , and they insist they are just in a different place further down the track to me but I just can't ever see myself being where they are :-( they are just SOOOOO ok with it . Accepting . They are incredibly strong .

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    Default Utterly devastated - looking for positive stories

    everyone has a different journey, especially when it comes to things like this. don't expect yourself to be anywhere or anything like other parents right now. you will get there eventually but it takes time xx


 

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