Emmett’s Surgery: The struggle

      1 Comment on Emmett’s Surgery: The struggle


We were called back because it was Emmett’s turn to change his clothes.  He had to change into scrubs with snaps.  That didn’t go well….at all.

He was so upset that he was starting to gag.  The hospital staff was absolutely amazing.  They wanted to know everything they could about how Autism has effected him.  They took so much time trying to help him get comfortable and acclimated with the strange environment. 

They walked him through everything until he was okay with it. Emmett struggled with most of the process since the scrubs already pushed him over the edge. 

He got to practice breathing through a mask and they let him choose the smell of the gas.  Basically,  he choose a flavor of chapstick and they lined the mask so he was accustomed to the smell.



However,  typically. The medical bracelet is the worst by far.  The nurse put one on my ankle and then put Emmett’s on his ankle and all Emmett said was, “okay,  cool”.

I’m so impressed,  especially with their approach to an Autistic child. 

Clearly,  Akron Children’s Hospital is Autism Aware……



image
image
image

– Lost and Tired

Posted by WordPress for Android via Tegra 2 powered Motorola Photon 4G (provided to me at no charge by Sprint) without the use of proper editing tools and disadvantages of a bastardized version of auto-correct.

Please Vote for Lost and Tired (just click the link) and help me spread Autism Awareness. Everyone can Vote once a day 🙂

MyFreeCopyright.com Registered & Protected

Take a second and answer the poll

Does being an Autism Parent impact your relationships with family and friends?

Facebook Profile photo

About Rob Gorski

Father to 3 with Autism and husband to my best friend. Oh...and creator fo this blog. :-)

  

1
Leave a Reply (Login to the site or comment as a guest)

Please Login to comment
avatar
1 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
1 Comment authors
Vette Recent comment authors

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Vette
Guest
Vette

I am glad that they are so Autism Aware! They better treat my nephew right or they'll have to deal with one crazy, Bipolar ticked off Aunt! LOL