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Children with high functioning autism
I have a 6 year old who has just been diagnosed with high functioning autism and we are finding there is no support for us. The school have been great with him but it is hard for us at home. We cant go anywhere as a family without a meltdown and then our 4 year old misses out. Also the effect this has on all of us is very hard sometimes and we feel we have no one to talk to or help us. His meltdowns happen so quickly we are still trying to find triggers. When he does have a meltdown he runs away, hits, kicks and becomes verbally aggressive however the rest of the time apart from his quirky habits (humming, rocking, flapping) he is a lovely happy little boy