Octomom Nadya Suleman has opened up about her autistic son Aidan in an Instagram video to her fans as well as the critics. Suleman became famous for birthing eight babies via in-vitro fertilization, and now has a family of 14 children

Suleman wrote the emotional post, explaining the challenges she faces caring for Aidan. The video, which is taken in a park shows her son as he plays.

" This is my baby Aidan,” Suleman wrote. “He is 14 years old, severely autistic and requires total care. Aidan relies on me, his mom, to completely assist him in meeting all his needs in activities of daily living.

“Aidan is non-verbal, requires feeding, changing (he is not potty trained), bathing, and one to one supervision, as he has no safety awareness and would walk aimlessly into traffic. I, his mother, am, and always have been, his ONLY care provider.

“This “job” is my life (other than caring for 13 other children singlehandedly). My children are my LIFE. Aidan has been off two months for summer and attends a special needs school during the year. I love him with all my heart, and will care for him until I die,” she added.



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The primary reason for sharing the following post is to set strong boundaries with self entitled bullies, who have been harassing me and my family in our neighborhood. My past attempts to stand up for my family were apparently to no avail. Slashing my vans tires (within months of moving in), breaking my back headlights, pouring coffee all over my vehicle, leaving unwanted discriminatory notes on my van and property, and relentlessly filming my children, who do NOT want nor ask to be filmed, is unacceptable. This is my baby Aidan. He is 14 years old, severely autistic and requires total care. Aidan relies on me, his mom, to completely assist him in meeting all his needs in activities of daily living. Aidan is non-verbal, requires feeding, changing (he is not potty trained), bathing, and one to one supervision, as he has no safety awareness and would walk aimlessly into traffic. I, his mother, am, and always have been, his ONLY care provider. This “job” is my life (other than caring for 13 other children singlehandedly). My children are my LIFE. Aidan has been off two months for summer and attends a special needs school during the year. I love him with all my heart, and will care for him until I die. I drive Aidan and ALL my children in the same van you hatful, volatile humans vandalize and leave threatening letters on. Aidan is with my other children when you selfishly choose to film them with your iPhone or even have the audacity to fly a done above them with a camera pointed directly onto them. I chose to share about Aidan, who is both a blessing and challenge in my life, to provide a contextualization for you oblivious and condemnatory critics, who erroneously believe I am compartmentalized from my children. You violate me, you violate them. Enough is enough. #UsAgainstTheWorld #LeaveMyFamilyAlone #StopTheHate

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The message from Suleman also came with a warning to her criticizers that have allegedly harassed her and her family. She calls out the haters, telling them that Aidan and her children are her life and the actions that have been taken against her family are “unacceptable.”

“ Slashing my vans tires (within months of moving in), breaking my back headlights, pouring coffee all over my vehicle, leaving unwanted discriminatory notes on my van and property, and relentlessly filming my children, who do NOT want nor ask to be filmed, is unacceptable,” she said.

To call out the haters Suleman chose to share a glimpse of her life that many did not realize she was dealing with. She said, “ I chose to share about Aidan, who is both a blessing and challenge in my life, to provide a contextualization for you oblivious and condemnatory critics, who erroneously believe I am compartmentalized from my children. You violate me, you violate them. Enough is enough.”

Octomom A look at "Octomom" Nadya Suleman 10 years after giving birth to her octuplets. Octomum Nadya Suleman and her large family plus helpers launch their signature Milkshake at 'Millions of Milkshakes' on November 10, 2010 in West Hollywood, California. Photo: Getty Images/Toby Canham