Advice to parents of newly diagnosed autistic children
Many parents, when their child is newly diagnosed as autistic, or when they first begin to suspect it, feel stunned and overwhelmed. Penni Winter is a writer and artist and is also a member of Autistic Spectrum Kiwis, a group for adults on the autism spectrum. She has some reassuring advice for parents whose children have been recently diagnosed with autism.
This story first appeared in the Altogether Autism Journal Issue One, 2018.