Marie - posted on 03/06/2010 ( 2 moms have responded )
this maybe for more support or to talk. but i could use advice as well. 19teen years ago i went tru a simular situation with my daughter my family first wasnt accepting. with her dignosis because she was the first grandchild in 5 years but they came around. over the years me and my husband had are ups and downs tryen to have another child. finally on my birthday nine years ago we were expecting. 9 months after he was born we got the worse news he had epilepsy. but we took it in stride . both sides family okay with it. by 4 no talkin so take to doctor find out has autism .whole family so so with it because of fits and mood swings. now they are not so understanding or they just dont want to bother with it. except my dad hes been there for me thru all of this. my son just turned nine and just last year we found out he is clinicly deaf. they evaluated him agine he is still funtioning at a 4 year old level . and everyday now is gettin to be a struggle for him because speech isnt there. and im over welmed because his father dosent want to deal with it anymore. becuse its his only son. i know that sounds harsh.its not like he isnt tryen .so dose any of you out there have ideas for me or have suggestions that could help.my family the other part of my family i cant help and i cant stress over them.