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Accounts of Autism
Accounts of Autism

One of my favorite books is “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” by Mark Haddon.  The book follows the intricate and, to me, sometimes seemingly irrational thoughts and actions of the main character as he solves a mystery. While reading the book I became quickly aware that while it did not implicitly […]

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Walking the Autism Road with Someone You Love
Walking the Autism Road with Someone You Love

When my son was diagnosed with autism, I was surprised at the depths of grief that threatened to overwhelm me. Even though I still had my son, I felt as if I had lost him in some ways. The burden of mourning and moving into a new normal was not a load I was able […]

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A Song in the Darkness of Night
A Song in the Darkness of Night

Written by Denise, translated by Eugene Wu Kang is my first child and only son. Like all parents I showered all my love upon him from the moment he was born. But when he was almost two years old, he still couldn’t talk. He didn’t understand what my husband and I were saying to him.  […]

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Encourgament Or Realistic?
Encourgament Or Realistic?

When your a parent nothing means more to you then the health of your child. But when you get the diagnosis that your child will forever be effected by an illness many people are left asking “why?” Often parents struggle with finding the line between encouraging them to be anything they want to be and […]

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