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melaniehutson
melaniehutson Community member Posts: 1 Listener
I have a 20 year old serve autism and mr.. he don’t leave house he washes his hands for hours I don’t know how to get control over that or where to begin. It seems to me his autism is more than when he was in jr high school he hasn’t given me a hug in years and he use to be so loving any advice please 

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  • Abdi_Scope
    Abdi_Scope Scope Membership Team Posts: 277 Pioneering
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    Hi @melaniehutson - thanks for ttaking the step to reach out. We have pages which are grouped under particular subject headings - you might find you get more advice and help if you post on Autism and Aspergers group or the Parents and carers group .Thanks for being part of our Community.

  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,177 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @melaniehutson -Welcome to the community & thank you for joining. I'm sorry to read about your son. As Abdi says, have a look at the Autism & Aspergers section here on Scope, which may be helpful.
  • Abdi_Scope
    Abdi_Scope Scope Membership Team Posts: 277 Pioneering
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    Hi @melaniehutson -  how are you and your son doing ?
  • emmarenshaw
    emmarenshaw Community member Posts: 710 Pioneering
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    Welcome to the community @melaniehutson  I hope you and your son are okay. I’m going to take @SparkleSheffieldAutismAdvisors and @Adrian_Scope to see if they can assist you. We’re all here if you need us.

  • Ails
    Ails Community member Posts: 2,256 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @melaniehutson and welcome to the Community.  It is nice to meet you.  I'm sorry to hear about your struggles with your son.  I can appreciate how stressful this must be for you.  I see that you have been given really good links above by members so would encourage you to look at them when you can.  We are here to support you also so please chat to us anytime, as there will always be someone on here to listen.  Meantime if there is anything we can do at all to help/support you then please let us know.  All the best.  :smile:
    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
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