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ninathenana Wed 04-May-16 17:22:28

Many of you will know my son is autistic. He goes to a computer course on a Wednesday and is usually home by 3.30pm. I've just texted him to make sure he's ok.
Reply was "Yeah sorry, we're in the pub"
Such a simple thing but as he never gets out and has no friends, I'm so pleased for him.

rosesarered Wed 04-May-16 17:29:33

nina So pleased for you! Am hoping for a similar outcome in the future for DGS1, a drink and a chat wih friends, such a simple thing, and yet not.🌞

chloe1984 Wed 04-May-16 17:30:20

And I am pleased as well let's hope it's the first of many visits with his friends. Good Times.

Jane10 Wed 04-May-16 17:32:51

Great news indeed!

thatbags Wed 04-May-16 17:33:24

Ah yes, I recognise that feeling, nina. Pleased for you smile (and him).

Indinana Wed 04-May-16 18:03:00

That is lovely news nina. These are the simple things that we all take for granted, but they're just so special for people like your son. smile

wot Wed 04-May-16 18:08:05

That sounds really nice, Nina.

Bellanonna Wed 04-May-16 18:09:27

That's lovely to hear nina

kittylester Wed 04-May-16 18:11:19

sunshine nina

Nelliemoser Wed 04-May-16 18:38:01

Nina That's good to hear. I hope it continues. smile

Crafting Wed 04-May-16 18:41:46

Nina as a grandmother of an autistic child myself I know exactly how happy you are. Long may it continue.smile

Juggernaut Wed 04-May-16 18:45:03

Brilliant news Nina, chuffed for you, and son of course! smile

Luckygirl Wed 04-May-16 18:58:14

That is so good. So wonderful that he is out there doing normal things. It might seem a small thing, but I can understand what this must mean to you. smile

Lona Wed 04-May-16 19:03:22

A lovely warm feeling, so pleased for him sunshine (and you) smile

MiniMouse Wed 04-May-16 19:04:07

That's a huge step Nina smile

BBbevan Wed 04-May-16 19:07:19

Bless his heart. I hope he has a super time. My DGD is only 9 and has all that to come yet.

Thingmajig Wed 04-May-16 19:07:58

How lovely for him to be doing such a completely normal thing, something most of us take for granted.

Hope it's just the first of many pub outings for him. smile

tinaf1 Wed 04-May-16 19:24:07

Really pleased for both of you smile

Maggiemaybe Wed 04-May-16 19:31:52

Lovely, Nina, really pleased for you and yours. sunshine

Greenfinch Wed 04-May-16 19:43:00

Can imagine your delight.To be part of a group is all they want.

glassortwo Wed 04-May-16 20:19:57

sunshine Nina its something we all wish for my 23yr old Nephew too.

baubles Wed 04-May-16 20:25:10

A good day for you both nina. smile

Linsco56 Wed 04-May-16 20:31:36

He must feel quite relaxed in their company...Fantastic news! smile

annsixty Wed 04-May-16 20:37:07

Yes we do take for granted what we expect. So happy for you both Nina baby steps but such an important one.

Regalo Wed 04-May-16 21:15:28

Brilliant..and also that he can recognise your slight anxiety by starting his text with 'sorry'. To my mind , a huge step.