Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Before You Let an Autism Diagnosis Drive You Crazy

Yes, today is a better day! Even when I'm feeling WAY down like yesterday I do know that better days are ahead. Got this story link (see below) in my email this morning, good stuff.

Parents with a child on the autism spectrum tend to overwhelm themselves with research, treatments, and general anxiety over their child's welfare. While this is natural, it's not particularly good for you, your child, your marriage or the rest of your family. And the truth is, it really isn't necessary. Here's why. (article continues here) -

http://autism.about.com/od/inspirationideas/bb/notcrazy.htm

Dad

1 comment:

Zachary said...

That's a great article. Thankfully Patti and I didn't drive ourselves too crazy after Nick was diagnosed, but we did do a fair bit of reading to find out what exactly it meant to be autistic.