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Choose your battles with autistic child
Just thought I would pass on some pearls of advice for anyone coping with an autistic child. I have learned the hard way to choose my battles carefully. I have to decide which battles really are important for me to win and which I can leave. My latest battle which I won sort of was not letting my son wash his hands in toilet pans. This was a 3-4 hour struggle but had to be won. You have to win the important ones, the ones that involve safety and health, some others you have got to let slip by for you and your childs sanity or you would be in a constant war zone.