My Journey To Acceptance After Diagnosis

I’m raising a child with Autism. I was encouraged by this post written by another mom of a child with Autism. It’s always refreshing to be reminded we are not alone on this special journey!

Our World On The Spectrum

The walk to the car with my husband after Liams autism diagnosis was filled with words we both finally spoke.

“At least now we know.” and “We will get him the best services possible”.

The car ride conversation was about how the label doesn’t change him. He is still our same little boy.

When we pulled in the driveway I started to feel a knot in my stomach. I opened my front door to walk into my home and I just stood in the kitchen. I turned to my husband and the tears just poured down my face.

He had autism.

It was the first time I had let myself cry. If I had cried before then I would be making it real and I hadn’t been ready for it to be real.
I told a few close friends and family about his diagnosis but I had decided I wasn’t…

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