I was so upset today when a friend called to tell me about her daughter (with PDD)how wonderful she is doing. I was so happy for them until she started comparing the kids. "I wonder why Kaitlyn is not progressing like Kelly"? "Can Kelly outgrown Autism and on and on and on. How social she is and how she sat through the movie (both kids went to on Monday, Kaitlyn did not sit) I am usually happy for my friends, always happy for children progess. I felt like my "baby" is not "measuring up". Sorry to vent but, I need to ask has anyone had this happen to them. My son has Autism and is non verbal. Now my daughter has PDD/Autism and I feel like we are moving in slow motion. I love them but I try not to compare them to other kids on the spectrum. When it's in my face so to speak it really hurts.
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