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I am mother of three boys - all have autism to a differing degree. I lost my husband suddenly four years ago and sometimes feel very alone now so wanted to join this forum for friendship and support. Really struggling at the moment with my 20 year old son and could do with a respite break Any ideas would be helpful My son has a direct payment but his main carer cannot work the hours to give me a break of more than two nights and I find with train travel etc this isn't enough time to relax.