It has been just over a year since my husband and I sat in a tiny room and were told that our son has autism. I went through the stages of grief, finally landed at acceptance, and then rolled up my sleeves. Here is what stands out the most when I think about the journey I have been on with autism over the last year.
Learning a New Language
Once I reached the acceptance phase, I dove head first into all the reading material I could get my hands on. Because of all the unfamiliar terminology it was like learning a new language: sensory integration dysfunction, hyperlexia, applied behavior analysis, pivotal response treatment, etc . . .
I started to get overwhelmed.
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