April is Autism Awareness month. I am working on arranging guest posts for the entire month of April. I have lined upfamily stories and professionals to participate. I am very pleased to be able to offer other views, and different professional opinions for my readers.
I have a hard time reading the personal stories. As a mom with an autistic child, I relate personally to each one that I read. I’m also comforted in knowing that there are success stories out there. Raising an autistic child does not have to be a bad thing. I love my son. The day to day struggles are difficult, but not my son. He’s a true treasure.
Last year, when I featured autism articles only during the month of April, I tried to cover a lot of areas. I am going to do so again this year. I strongly believe that the more information you have, the better off you are. There is no such thing as too much information. It’s what you do with all of the information that means the most.
One thing that I do want to point out is that not everything will apply to everyone. Our children are different. Their needs are different. It’s up to each parent to decide what applies to their child and what doesn’t.
If you are a parent of an autistic child and would like to share your story, please email me at email@example.com. If you are a professional in the autism community, and feel that you have information that will help autism families, email me. I would love to feature your article, too.