Dongyue - posted on 09/09/2013 ( no moms have responded yet )
I and my husband are both Chinese, 41. My son, Junjun, is only 19 months and diagnosed autism. We are still in shock. We love him so much and his is the reason of me living. I've been consulting with doctors, specialists and local institutions and was told that ealry intervention is the only way to save my son. However, there are very few qualified special schools in China that can give intervention to autistic children, and children will usually have to wait about one year to be enrolled. In addition, we are under huge financial presure to put the child through these schools as I have to resign to take care of him and my husband's salary can hardly cover the costs of living, let alone the school. My son is still very young and time is of the essence for him. We were told that with early intervetion he still stands a good chance to have normal life in the future, and we cannot affort to see him slid into severe autism without dong anything. I wish a family having financial capability can adopt my son and put him through the special school in their country so that he can get access to good intervention therapies as early as possible and live a better life in the future.