April is Autism Awareness Month - Our Journey

April 4, 2014 9:46 AM

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April is Autism Awareness Month - Our Journey

Stoney Point - April 4, 2014 - April is Autism Awareness Month and as many of you know, our son Tristan is on the spectrum. We have been living and breathing autism for just over two years now and so have Tristan's siblings, our extended family and friends. We were suspicious when Tristan was a year old but he's also epileptic and at that time we were focused on his seizures (100 seizures by the age of two) and we were working with a genetic team exploring various syndromes.

He was diagnosed with ASD at the age of two. He is now four and considered moderate to severe on the spectrum and he's also non verbal. What a ride folks! I can laugh and cry at the same time. You don’t plan on having a child on the spectrum but when you do life changes.

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