My apologies for not replying sooner, I've barely looked at emails, facebook or anything else for the last couple of weeks - too much energy required. I've got a couple of really good friends who keep in touch (& made me go back to Tai Chi) plus my other 2 younger sons are doing what they can. One of them in particular has taken a huge load as he's realised it's not deliberate when his brother is being angry at the world, or confused, anxious etc & he'll take over some food then sit & chat for an hour or so, or phone him in the evening. Several articles on autism I've found have described things exactly as they are which has helped.
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