Advice to Parents that Have Children with Autism

Video Summary

The mom of Ryan (ASD) gives very good advice to mothers who may have a child with autism. She talks about trusting your instinct that something may be wrong with your child, not letting others discourage you and pursuing early intervention. Coping and living with the possibility that you may lose some of your friends because of your child with autism is also discussed.

"If I had to give advice to any new mother, I would say trust your instinct, and trust your gut... "
— Mom of Maren, Liam and Ryan (ASD)


    • Autism-General Information
    • pediatrician's role
    • surveillance of children 0-3
    • Early Intervention (EI)
    • Family Life
    • alienation
    • advice
    • daily living issues
    • raising children with autism
    • parenting
    • search for diagnosis
    • denial
    • acceptance
    • relationships
    • community / support
    • coping
    • General Behaviors
    • aggression towards others
    • Social Interaction
    • Birthday Party
    • Friends
    • Therapies
    • Speech Therapy
    • therapy strategies
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Parent Involvement
    • working with autism

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