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dealing with the change in support or lack of as the case maybe

tracyjytracyjy Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited April 2019 in Autism and Aspergers
Hi everyone. New to the group so here's a little about my family and our focus of joining this online community.  Ross our wonderful son has a diagnosis of asd and is 16 years old. Dealing with all that comes with teenage years plus the lack of understanding is challenging for us all. At the moment we are also dealing with the change in support or lack of as the case maybe. But we are a strong family unit of 4. Just putting us out there x

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  • thespicemanthespiceman Member Posts: 6,408 Disability Gamechanger

    Hello @tracyjy  Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Thank you for joining and sharing.

    I am one of the team of community champions who guide, advise and help new members who join the forum.

    You come to the right place for support, information and most of important of all friendship.

    We are friendly, care and share. Please have a look around our website.  Feel free to join in discussions.

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  • Antonia_AlumniAntonia_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 1,781 Pioneering
    Welcome to the community @tracyjy thank you for sharing this with us.  :)

    Scope have recently launched a new service called Navigate. Navigate provides a six week programme of online and telephone support to parents who have a child going through diagnosis or have a child who has recently been diagnosed with a disability (within 12 months). The aim is to provide parents of a child with a disability with emotional and practical support and help them navigate these early stages. It also gives parents a chance to talk through things in a safe space.

    If you think this may be something that could benefit you please visit https://www.scope.org.uk/family-services/navigate or call 0808 801 0510.

    You may be interested in joining in our autism and aspergers discussions and if you have any specific questions you can, talk to our Autism and Aspergers Advisor @SparkleSheffieldAutismAdvisors  
  • SparkleSheffieldAutismAdvisorsSparkleSheffieldAutismAdvisors Member Posts: 32 Pioneering
    Hi @tracyjy! Welcome to the community, do let us know if there's anything we can help with and we'll do our best. Keep staying strong!
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