Long Week for our Aspie

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The World of Neil

As many will know, our little aspie – Daniel – has been in hospital this week for an op on his knees. The operation went well, and recovery is well underway. Slow recovery. Like most ASD children, sitting (or lying) around waiting isn’t something they are capable of managing and the strain has been telling on Daniel. His view of the op was that he’s be on his feet the following day and would be walking out of the hospital. The reality has been very different, and he’s found it hard to cope with. There’s a lot of work with the physios involved, and he’s been resistant to their input because however necessary it is, it hurts. Its difficult for him to accept that he needs to go through that to get home, and he’s desperate to get home having watched other children be admitted then discharged before him.

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