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4 Things to Do After An Autism Diagnosis - Advocacy in Action
Updated Sunday, August 2, 2015 1. Take Care of You Microsoft Even if you think your child has autism, hearing the diagnosis from a medical professional is upsetting. I strongly suspected my child had autism, but was sad and upset when the psychiatrist told me the formal diagnosis. My love for my son didn’t change, but I worried about the struggles he would face. Parents go through a range of thoughts and emotions including: Denial Relief Helplessness Worry Overwhelmed Grief Although it is important to get your child into treatment early, take time to process your own emotions. Being sad or upset does not mean you do not love your …