Family Support

It takes a village to raise a child.

In a child’s life, parents are usually the primary caregivers. With an autism diagnosis, parents often feel helpless and stressed.

Luckily, there are more and more information and support. Some help with funding, and some help with respite. Some help with understanding what autism is and provide directions on how parents could help their children thrive.

Grandparents and siblings also play important parts in a child’s life. They, too, need support and to understand what challenges a family with a child on the spectrum could face.

In the ideal situation, the child with autism is surrounded by people who love him or her, and who learn to understand his or her challenges.

  • RespiteRespite is not selfish. It is selfcare.
  • Caregiving ChallengesParenting is not an easy task. With a child on the spectrum, parents often find themselves exhausted and helpless. At times, parents could also feel isolated as not many understand the high needs of their children. We will discuss some of the challenges parents and caregivers might face and provide some suggestions on how to ... Read more