Special Needs

Getting a late autism diagnosis.

Late Autism Diagnosis {Diagnosed with Autism as a Teen]

Late Autism Diagnosis {Diagnosed with Autism as a Teen]There has been so much big stuff happening over here lately. Adalia announcing her pregnancy to the family…Tilly and Jared getting engaged…and now this. My son was diagnosed with autism. It is no secret that we were hoping for this diagnosis. I have been working nearly three …

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I don't want my child to be labeled and will a diagnosis even matter?

I Don’t Want My Child to Be Labeled: Will a Diagnosis Help?

I don’t want my child to be labeled….will a diagnosis┬áhelp? When we adopted our son at four weeks old, we knew he would likely have some problems due to his prenatal exposure to drugs and alcohol. We envisioned a “slow learner” who would need lots of encouragement, help, and patience. He was also born with …

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