Does your special needs family get the support it needs?



Today’s #Autism Discussion is about support. As a special needs family, sometimes we need help.  The question is, when you need help,  can you find it?
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Does your special needs family get the support it needs? Are your friends and family supportive?  How about other organizations,  churches, schools etc?

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jjean3940

On my side, I would say yes.  My husband's family?  Denial I would say.  Last weekend he was trying to talk to his mom about our younger son, who is not doing very well.  her response?  He will learn a trade.  really??????

Rob Gorski
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 @jjean3940 Wow. Hello insensitive. I would be upset as well. 

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It seem as though that the friends that I have are in the special needs family arena. These are friends I made before I joined this prestigious club. My oldest daughter was always a bit of a handful from birth and we always knew there was something a little different about my 2nd one then my third one came along and she was a little clingy like a tumor 🙂 she is now anxious and hyper at 6. Then there is my sweet little son. For every time I thought my daughter was clingy my son put her to shame.… Read more »

Rob Gorski
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 @jjean3940 Wow. Hello insensitive. I would be upset as well. 

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DeborahWigginSnyder

I would like more support from my family and church. They do try, but family is far away, and while my church people are wonderful, most don't have any idea what it's like to live with a special needs child all the time. Our new youth pastor actually used to work with kids with autism, so I am hoping that this will bring more awareness to our church, and since my son is a 7th grader and my daughter is a senior, it's nice to know that there is someone in charge who can deal with my son and also… Read more »

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RhondaCat

Hubby is an OTR truck driver, and we see him on the weekends. Weekdays it is just my sweet girl and me. She is 7y/o and the Hubby and I have not had one date in that entire length of time. So no I get no help…no support. nada.

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RhondaCat

Abbi is not only autistic, she is also blind, and has mild microcephaly. (tiny under developed head and brain) …. we recently applied for respite care…which we have never received before. I sure hope we get it.