21 Oct '16

Mum of highly sensitive boy with autism weeps as he finds peace with service dog

Mum of highly sensitive boy with autism weeps as he finds peace with service dogFacebook

See this moment? This picture captures the face of a mother who saw her child, who she can’t hug, wash, dress, snuggle, and touch freely lay on his new Service dog of his own free will, with a purposeful, unspoken attachment. This is the face of a mom who has seen her son experience countless failed social interactions on the playground in an attempt to have a friend. Any friend. Any kind of connection. She has sat with her son while he has cried at night for months because he has no consistent connections outside of the family no matter how hard he tries and no matter what he works hard on in his Autism therapies. It doesn’t transfer to the natural occurring world for him. And now she is sitting behind her son silently watching this moment, with the air sucked from her lungs, and no words to say. You can find the full story in this Facebook pageĀ Love What Matters.