Being a parent period, is a difficult but rewarding task. When you’re an Autism or Special Needs parent, that difficulty level is increased to the nth degree as is the reward factor.
Raising a child with a developmental disorder like Autism, is extremely difficult because of the very nature of the disorder.
Autism is a very dynamic condition and often presents in a very fluid manner. This means that everything involving the parenting of a child with Autism can more often than not be a moving target.
In my personal experience with my three boys on the Autism Spectrum, something that works today, may never work again. Likewise, something that’s never worked before, could actually work today. Every single day that I wake up, I honestly have no idea what I’m in for or what challenges I’ll be facing.
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