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Payton DePalma

Payton DePalma is a neuroscience and film double major at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN.  She is from Westchester, NY and has a penchant for outdoor activities, science, and puppies.

What I Learned About Parenting and Autism as a Neurotypical Kid

Your children are just as worried about you as you are about them… My younger brother, Preston, was diagnosed with autism on December 29th, 2002.  My mother would often retell the story in great detail, saying, “I’ll never forget the neurologist slamming us in the face with the diagnosis while you and Austin were standing […]

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