Figuring out what you need
When your child is first diagnosed with ADHD or high-functioning autism, you don’t know what you need. You need something — a lot of something — but you have no idea what that something is.
The diagnosis is overwhelming. The emotions are doubly overwhelming. I felt like the world kept swirling and swooshing around me, but I was frozen in place. I didn’t know how to move or where to go. It was like I’d been dumped in the middle of a lake with no life jacket, and I didn’t know how to swim.
I knew I had to move in some direction, so I started by Read More