I want to thank you all, so much for all the support. I wanted to let you know what is happening at this point. We reported the change in behavior to his neurologist at Akron Children’s Hospital, as they had instructed us to do.
They have referred us to a place called Belleview Pines, in Youngstown. It’s about an hour and a half away and we have to be there by 5pm tonight.
The problem aside from the logistics I mentioned earlier is that because of Gavin’s unique and we’ll, complex medical needs, they may not be able to take him.
However, they can help us find a place that can.
I have a few hours before I need to leave and I’ll spend it trying to pull together resources in order to make this happen.
I have absolutely no idea where this is going to lead or how long it will take. We have tentative arrangements for the boys but are flying blind the rest of the way. We may take someone with us because of safety concerns while in the car.
I haven’t figured that out either.
We can use all the thoughts and prayers you can muster for this one. I have absolutely no idea how this is going to go.
**Thanks for reading**
-Lost and Tired
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Oh I’m so sorry to hear this. We have been in this position too before and we still kind of are. Stay strong and know that Gavin is getting the help he needs and you are doing the right thing! Sending many prayers!!!
Thank you Deb, you and both Marc\’s are in our thoughts as well.
The pain of what you are experiencing is beyond what any other human being can grasp no matter where they are in their own experience because your pain is yours alone! God bless you for doing the hard things and making tough decisions that are good for your entire family!
I wish all if you the strength to get through this latest crisis. I have been in your shoes with my son. It’s easy. It’s a horrible thing to have to do. I went through it alone. You son will fight you about this because he’s so bright, as mine did. But, you must be strong. You are doing the right the right thing before Gavin hurts his little brothers and his mother. That’s what did it to us. My son was about Gavin’s age when he attacked me and his younger brother and threw us into the wall and floor.
Your home should be safe. Not a war zone!
Rob, I'm really sorry that it's come to this…I am most definitely keeping you all in my prayers as you go through this, my primary one being a prayer for wisdom in this situation….keep in mind you are doing what's best for all of you, especially Gavin. Hugs to you and Lizze. You haven't failed as parents, and as hard as this is to believe, it is the right thing to do, Gavin will get the help he needs,(hopefully) and I'm here if you or Lizze need to chat, vent, etc. YOU GUYS ARE NOT ALONE!!! Remember that!!! And finally, whatever you do, do not beat yourself up about this….Gavin will get the help he needs, and that's all that matters…Will also pray for finances to come….. HUGS!!!
My thoughts are with you. Hang in there – it feels like the end of the world, but just know you are doing this for you, Lizzie and the boys. It is a positive thing to do even though it feels like it isn't. Really.
Prayers for you all. I can't imagine what you are all ping through.
My thoughts are with you and the family Rob. x
I have zero experience with this…..just wanted to say God bless you and stay strong. My heart aches for your family
Thank you so much 🙂
Keeping you all in my prayers. So sorry that this has happened. I hope he gets the help he needs.
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As do I. Thank you so much 🙂
I'm so sorry things are so difficult for all of you right now. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.