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As a parent, it can be shocking a dispiriting to learn that your child has developed autism. The disorder is seldom simple to diagnose, and it’s likewise difficult to pinpoint a cause. This ordeal is made even worse in the case of regressive autism, which manifests itself later, after the child has begun to speak and develop normally. Very few people could imagine the heartbreaking process of watching a child’s social and language skills slipping away.
There are people out there who understand, however. Autism support groups offer limitless advice and resources to help deal with a problem that most of America overlooks or misunderstands. Support groups are especially helpful because no two cases of autism are exactly alike. Every family’s situation is different, but it certainly helps to converse with others who are experiencing similar frustrations.
Support groups should be thought of as one of several ways for parents to deal with their child’s disorder. The other major part involves a dedicated search for effective treatment options. If, for example, a child was given vaccinations with a mercury-based preservative at a tender age, parents owe it to themselves to explore heavy metal detox. And as they pursue these treatment options, parents can offer each other advice in a constructive support group forum.
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