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I need respite !!
hello , I'm new first day signed up so at present I'm in despair . My son is nearly 11 . He has a brain injury from two bleeds on his brain at 3 months old . Mixed Neuro Developmental disorder , ADHD , Learning disabilities emotional / behavioural disorders . He is violent as he cannot understand emotions and what they are . the list is endless it goes on and on . I'm a petite 5ft 4 single mother of 4 . My son is now reaching into puberty and is so much stronger than me already . I'm constantly trying to keep him safe as well as his siblings . I'm running on 120 % reserve . I end up with bruises as I stand in the way ( me rather than anyone else getting hurt ) furniture , electrical get damaged they can be replaced . I'm at my wits end , I cry on my own as I feel is this our life ? Is this it ? . I feel guilty over my other children . I feel guilty my son has these disabilities . Why him ? . I never get any time I cantswitch off as I'm on edge all the time . I have no help from anyone . He has a Peads who puts him on a b c tablets , tell me to carry on REALLY ! . I say I'm exhausted but it's like I've got two heads . He has a EHCP he goes to an ASD school . A few nights respite how do I get it . Sorry to moan guys