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Old 11-20-2006, 06:30 PM   #483
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Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Massachusetts
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Mishy- thinking of you and how the eval will go...

I am new to this thread, my nephew is 5 and severely autistic. He has No words, is not potty trained, and has been with OT, PT, speech, and more therapists than I can remember since 2yrs old. Next week my sister and her family will move him to a Residential home where he will get the best one on one care he needs, 24/7. The 'experts' say there is hope because they will begin working with him at such a young age...

My question to any of you: Do you know of a child who has gone to a Residential Home for Autism, and how can I help my sister? What can I give, in addition to my love and support, to help her and him through this? The home is 1 1/2 hrs away from her home. We are in Massachusetts.

Thank you!
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