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My patient experience for the Patient Empowerment Foundation – Christine Bienvenu

In hindsight, I can honestly say that my ePatient advocacy started in 2008, when my eldest son was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome. With Switzerland rather behind (at the time) in its knowledge about - and treatment of - Asperger’s, I could only find information and communities online that was based in North America. With absolutely nothing like it available here in Switzerland, I decided to create an online platform; today, we are some 300 members who care, share, and support. Our son is thriving in the mainstream schooling system, thanks to our advocating, as parents, for him. In 2010, my world imploded when four words were uttered: “Tri...