You'll have so much free time when the kids go back to school
If that was the case far more autism mums would be in paid employment, but not many employers will tolerate the regular appointments, phone calls, illnesses, and school refusals that can be part of life with autism.
My taxes are paying for this
All autism families know that services and financial supports are expensive, but don't need to feel like they are scroungers.
Your family is deserving of help.
But others are not?
He's not a burden any more.
You mean you thought he was? And the only reason that you can say that is the years of research and therapy and hard work by him and by his parents.
Boarding school would sort her out.
Like the one you saw on the telly? Every child is different, and while boarding school might be a good solution for some, for others it might be a disaster.
The sad thing is that people often say these things when they are trying to be helpful...