Autism Parents – Causes of Sadness and Depression

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Bronwyn Orsatti
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A Life Less Typical

When a child is diagnosed with autism it can be, for many parents, one of the hardest things that they will have to overcome in their lives. The shock and the sadness are replaced over time with what may become depression. As part of the healing process you need to acknowledge the causes before you can start the healing. In this post I cover what, for many, are the reasons for the sadness and depression. I wrote it for those that are experiencing it, those that love them and want to provide some support and others that just want to get an understand of this 'other world'.