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I have a 16 year old son who has medium to severe Autistic spectrum disorder, ADHD, and ODD

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Fibromite
Fibromite Community member Posts: 4 Connected
Hi  i have Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, in my knees, and back. I am a single mum to my daughter she lives with her boyfriend and they just had  a beautiful baby boy, I'm a first time nanny. I have a 16 year old son who has medium to severe Autistic spectrum disorder, ADHD, and ODD, i am his full time carer 24/7, no biological father involved. 

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  • pink_princess
    pink_princess Community member Posts: 178 Pioneering
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    Hi @Fibromite

    Welcome to the community ?
  • mossycow
    mossycow Scope Member Posts: 500 Pioneering
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    Congrats Nanny @Fibromite! Hope you're enjoying some time with your Grandson, that's so lovely. Do they live nearby?

    Nice to meet you on here. How's it going? 
  • Ails
    Ails Community member Posts: 2,256 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @Fibromite and welcome to the Community.  It is nice to meet you and thank you for sharing with us.  Congratulations on the birth of your grandson!  That is wonderful news!  I'm sure you are loving being a Nanny!  You sound like a busy lady.  I hope you enjoy your time on the Community and meet some new friends along the way.  It is a great place for sharing and friendship.  Please take a look around the website and feel free to join in any of the discussions.  I look forward to seeing future posts from you.  If there is anything we can help/support you with then please just let us know.  All the best.   :)
    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 11,393 Scope online community team
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    Hello @Fibromite and a warm welcome to the community, it's great to have you with us. :)

    Congratulations on the birth of your first grandchild, that must be very exciting! My eldest is only 12 so a long way off for me yet. Being a full-time carer can be very exhausting, do you get any help at all? 
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  • April2018mom
    April2018mom Posts: 2,882 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello @Fibromite. Welcome to Scope. 

    Congratulations on your first grandchild! What is his/her name? Do you get any help or not? Feel free to ask other questions and look around the site as well. Please contribute to our discussions. 
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