Having to raise a child with autism is difficult to cope, with all the other stresses of modern life. Even having a partner who may understand, the truth is it puts a lot of pressure on your relationship. This is when it is important to stay focus and positive about your situation for the benefit of your child. If necessary you and your partner should try to take some time away and find someone else who your child could respond to, maybe an aunt our grandparent, so you can have sometimes for yourself. By working together it's possible to survive the stressful times that comes with having an autistic child.
Finding the right help to code with autism is absolutely vital because understanding what to do will make their world better. There are a lot of myths about the causes of autism such as bad parenting which lead to autism which is totally wrong. Autistic children are sometimes very gifted at art or music above the norm of most people. Some can even play an instrument to a high level without proper training. This shows you that a lot of autistic people are highly intelligent but find it difficult to communicate like other people.
Make some effort to explain to family what autism is about and show them how you agree with your situation so they have an understanding of it. If you've begun to implement a program to get your child to be more affectionate it is important that you get their teacher our other family members to understand your child limitation so as not to undo the work you have done. It is good to be consistent in your program as repetition is absolutely vital when dealing with an autistic child. Autism can be a life long challenge for parents so you have to be patient to connect with your child.