Sometimes even those of us who have autism as part of our lives everyday need to celebrate our own kind of autism awareness! In this blog post, Rose reflects on her appreciation for Abram's growth with Autism as he becomes more conversational.
When we discuss children who are diagnosed with medically complex conditions, we often reflect on and consider the effect it has on the child’s parents’ lives. But parents are not the only ones whose lives are irrevocably altered by a complex diagnosis or disability. Siblings in these situations often feel an acute sense of stress and confusion. They may even feel like they aren’t getting the attention they crave, or experience guilt, asking themselves, “Why not me?”