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Son has cerebral palsy with autism
Hiya, my son is nearly ten years old and has cerebral palsy and I found out in january that he has autism. He still poos in his underpants and cannot dress himself. He can undress himself and he can put his trousers on and his top if its laid out a certain way. Everything was always put down to the cerebral palsy but I am now finding out its mostly been down to the autism which was only diagnosed in january this year 2014. What I am asking really is there anyone who has similar problems. He can't put his shoes or socks on which I ve tried and tried but he can't master it. He also is unable to get himself a drink ie. Get milk out of fridge open it and pour it. His cerebral palsy is spastic diplegia and he can walk but uses a wheelchair. This seems like I m being really negative saying all the things he can't do but I just worry for his future and wonder if he will master any of theses things. By the way he is a amazing little boy who is very clever and can also do lots. He is my world. Please reply xxxxx