"She used to, and there is always a chance... but note that this is only now being brought up after several years of stability and a slow progression of changes. Also, we are not talking of removing the adoptive family from the picture (far from…"
"Well, I understand all too well. My brother and I are both diagnosed Aspies, and thankfully I have been able to grow beyond many of my issues regarding it, even thriving. My own daughter is high-function autistic. I am VERY well versed on these…"
"Umm... You are missing / ignoring some key points here...
#1: These children are special needs... Ages are not an apples to apples comparison for cognitive ability, leading to #2.
#2: Children take adults word "on faith", as for the…"
"I guess I wasn't totally clear above, but when I said "stable", I meant including previous symptoms. With the exception of occasional flare ups of fears of abandonment in regards to me more than a year ago, she largely has been a very…"
"I personally don't have much in the way of fears really... It's more Angela's concerns. As far as "is it really that bad" for kids + religion... While in this case I am not terribly worried about the fear of hell etc, I do…"