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A Journey Toward Understanding

The journey began many years ago when Rosie Barnes was lying in the grass with her 18-month-old son, Stanley. As they looked up at the sky they spotted a 747 flying overhead.  Keenly aware of its enormous size, Barnes was intrigued when Stanley referred to the jet as a “tiny plane.”  At the time, Stanley’s […]

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The Gift of Autism

I’m inclined to believe that autism is a gift. It is certainly something special that not every family gets to experience. When viewed from the outside autism may be considered to be a challenge. When viewed from the inside, autism is much more than that. A child with autism can be unique and unlike any […]

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