Hello all. I'm new here although I'm not new to autism. I am a mum of 4 sons aged 16 14 10 and 5.
3 of my sons and myself have a confirmed diagnosis of a chromosome deletion 15q25.2. My 3 sons are autistic and adhd. I am autistic although my GP refuses to discuss this with me. I know I am autistic.
I'm not going to lie, I'm pretty exhausted. My littlest guy struggles with everything. My kitchen wall is filled with timetables, visual aids, reward charts, and planners. Our house is filled with sensory toys and aids, and the sensory golden retriever we own has given up and is now pretty much a rug and waggy tail friend, rather than a sensory dog. Our life is hectic and crazy but I wouldn't change it for the world.
We meet an awful lot of judgey people everyday too and we are struggling to get support from the relevant services but we get by.
I look forward to chatting with people and getting support too.
Hello Chromo15mum, welcome. Lots to read on the site to keep you informed and amused, and participate if you are so inclined. Enjoy !