HI MY  NAME IS JESS, IM 22 YRS OLD FROM PHILADELPHIA PA. I HAVE TWO SONS JOSHUA *3* AND TYLER*2* . JOSHUA WAS DIAGNOSED WITH GENERAL AUTISM IN OCT 2010. HE TALKS BUT ONLY SAYS ABOUT 40 WORDS. HE IS VERY AGRESSIVE, HE KICKS SCREAMS HITS ,BITES PULLS HAIR, PUTS THINGS IN HIS MOUTH. WE ARE CURRENTLY GETTING A SI TO COME TO THE HOUSE ONCE A WEEK FOR AN HR. IM TRYING TO GET HIM WRAP AROUND SERVICES, IT JUST GETS WAY TO STRESSFUL, IM TRYING TO HANDLE IT, BUT ALSO WITH A 2YR RUNNING AROUND GOING THROUGH HIS TERRIABLE TWOS IS MORE STRESS THEN I COULD EVER IMAGINE. DO YOU HAVE ANY IDEAS ON HOW I CAN HANDLE MY SON WITH AUTISM AND MY TWO YEAR OLD AT THE TIME? THEY BOTH NEED ATTENTION AND I FEEL I DONT GIVE THEM ENOUGH, ITS JUST VERY ROUGH RIGHT NOW. THERE FATHER AND I ARE GOING THROUGH A DIVORCE AND THEY SEE HIM MAYBE 2X A WEEK FOR ONLY A TOTAL OF ABOUT 5 HRS. THEY DO NOT SLEEP WHERE HE LIVES BECAUSE HE SAYS HE IS ALWAYS AT WORK. I CURRENTLY LIVE WITH MY BOYFRIEND WHO HELPS ME THE MOST HE CAN, BUT I ALSO FEEL LIKE IM TAKING IT OUT ON HIM BY FLIPPING ON HIM, I JUST DONT KNOW WHAT TO DO . ANY SUGGESTIONS?? PLEASE NO BASHING IM STILL TRYING TO COPE WITH ALL THIS , AND THE CHANGES THEY HAD TO COME BECAUSE OF IT!! THANK YOU!

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