I’m having the worst nights sleep in awhile. Lizze was able to finally take something for her migraine, as her meds were finally called in. Needless to say, she sleeping quite well and that’s good.
I spoke with my parents, late last night and went over what happened.
This is what everything boils down to. Best case scenario, he goes away for 6 months to a year or more. He receives a very specific and intensive treatment. He eventually comes home. Nothing will ever be fixed, as what Gavin has broken is beyond repair. However, he may come back in a slightly better position.
The doctor said that instead of 3 tantrums a day, maybe we only have 1. That’s really the most positive outcome we can hope for.
It’s definitely a glass half empty kinda thing.
The goal would be to help Gavin learn to do at least some of what doesn’t come naturally. For example, he would learn to be more aware of others feelings. He will never actually care but he can be more aware. If that actually makes sense.
Bottom line is that nothing will ever fix this.
Please keep in mind that I’m not referring to the #Autism but instead the other mental health issues.
Knowing that nothing will actually get fixed and the most we can hope for is a slight, possible improvement after a year, makes this even more difficult.
Right now we are surrounded by uncertainty.
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