February Share Your Story Guest- Marci W. of What’s For Dinner Moms!


This is a piece I wrote for my friend Melissa’s blog The Autism Mommy Avenger. This is the story of how my son was finally diagnosed with Autism.

Autism Mommy Avenger

I love sharing my stories about my amazing son, Billy, who was diagnosed with moderate/severe autism & sensory processing disorder. But, I feel like there are so many other stories out there, other than mine, that need to be shared. So, every month I will be sharing a wonderful blog post from another parent of a child with Autism or someone who is Autistic themselves. I hope you all enjoy reading others stories as much as I do!

This months story comes from the wonderful Marci W. She currently writes a blog called What’s For Dinner Moms? You can check out her blog here. Her son was 5 when he was finally diagnosed. Thanks for sharing your story with us, Marci! Here is her story….

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My son was very different from his older sister right from the start. She had health problems and was in and out of doctors offices and…

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10 Comments Add yours

  1. Thanks so much for sharing and thank you even more for writing your story and letting me share it!

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    1. koolaidmoms says:

      Hoping you get some more traffic to your wonderful blog!

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  2. Tikeetha T says:

    Great read! Thank you for sharing something so personal and helping others.

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    1. koolaidmoms says:

      It was cathartic in many ways. Thank you for reading!

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  3. What a journey it has been for you! I’m very glad you finally got the diagnosis. He sure is a cutie in that outfit!

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    1. koolaidmoms says:

      Thank you! His perseverance for a long time was Peter Pan. He could quote the movie from memory. 🙂

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  4. It must be so tough for you with everyone blaming you. Thanks for sharing your personal story. Hopefully others will benefit from it.

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    1. koolaidmoms says:

      It’s okay now but I took it all so personally whether it was meant that way or not. Thank you for reading!

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  5. My heart goes out to you. I can relate to your story. At least now your son can get the help he needs and hopefully it will make the battle a little easier, for everyone. How is your daughter coping with everything at home?

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    1. koolaidmoms says:

      She does well. She is much more sensitive to the needs of others around her. This was 8 years ago so much has changed in our life since then.

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