Hi everyone my name is Stacia and I'm new to this group. My son Aidan is three and is autistic. He uses very few words (less than 50) and cannot speak in sentences. His speech is not clear and very muffled. It breaks my heart to see how the other kids treat him when we go to the playground or public places and even how some of the adults look and stare at him.
I admitt that my son Aidan is EXTREMELY loud and that can bother many individuals but all he want t do is play with the other kids and doesn't know how to ask clearly and say "come play with me". But instead he starts his gibberish and gets super loud and extremely excited and starts to yell and shout and jump up and down, in a happy manner (I see how this can cause a lot of attention). I need to understand that there's nothing I can do to make him speak today or right now unfortunately. I find myself crying in the car on the way home or often at night after everyone has gone to bed.
Hence the reason I joined this group. I said to myself that their must be other moms who are going through what I am. Any advise as to how i should deal with the above mentioned situation and also my emotions????