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Hi and welcome to the board.
It is very frustrating and hard work parenting an Aspie/PDD-NOS child, and those who haven't experienced have
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~ thank you for your kind words.
My first reaction to your post is YOU NEED SUPPORT.
My heart goes out to you. Parenting four kids, even all neurotypical and with a husband, would be a load of work. I have three kids with special needs so I can feel your overwhelm.
It seems to me you need some respite and relief and if you ex-husband is willing and loving, perhaps a year having him take over might not be a bad option. I agree with the other poster that aspergers is aspergers and will be the case no matter how you raise your kids.
Just know that behind close doors many of us are also dealing with overwhelming loads that often seem unbearable. Hang in there and come back here for support!
Hi & welcome to the board.
It can be very difficult when you are struggling to handle everything on your own.
I just wanted to give you a virtual hug! My kids are older (I have four, with my youngest being my 10 yos with ASD) but for a while there, a few years ago, my younger daughter was having tonic-clonic (Grand Mal) seizures while my son was having ASD self-injurious tantrums. Days were LONG. And I was married with a supportive spouse -- who would travel for work for weeks at a time -- yet I was still exhausted, so you have my thoughts. I really hope you are able to find some resolution and help.
Hey :) Been a lil while... How are you doing? Were you able to find some resources in your area?
I'm not going to condescend to compare our situations... if it's challenging to you, then it doesn't matter how challenging someone else's is to them. But I can relate, at least in some small part, and I really feel for you! ((hugs)) Hang in there! You are definitely not alone!