"It's Not Fair to the Normal Kids." Are You Kidding Me, Lady?

I told her that my son has autism and she responded, "oh, my nephew is autism." Yes, she said it like that -- should have been my first clue. She continued: "They try to stick him in with the normal kids, but I just don't think it makes any sense. It's not doing ANYONE any good having him with NORMAL kids...." ...more
momofdag  I sincerely hope I am missing a joke or some attempt at making a point. If not may you ...more

If Only...

Today is the day we've been waiting for for close to 10 months now!! I finally received the call saying that Recker has been APPROVED forALTCS (Arizona Long Term Care Services). We've been fighting for this and going through the process for so long and we honestly never thought we'd see this day....more

"D-Day" Diagnosis/Devastation Day

i barely slept last night.i lay in bed wide awake.sick. worrying. praying.praying that i'd be able to get through today.praying that everything would be ok. i just had this feeling.ive had it once before, in louisiana (when Luke died).i just knew.... i got recker all dressed and we headed to phoenix. when we got there,  we got into see Dr....more
I can't even tell you how much of your post I related to.  All those feelings and tears....I can ...more