I am reblogging this post because I have found so much value in it pertaining to autism. I know that there are those family members and friends who may be able to benefit from this post. With Love, Mary
He passed. There was never a doubt in my mind that he would fail, but he can now prove the doubters wrong. The teachers that withheld the work from him that he was desperately seeking, were wrong. The people who saw his labels before they saw him, were wrong. It was hard to watch as everything about him was always so right.
When my son was given the diagnosis of Autism at aged 6, it was no shock to me. I always knew from early on that he was developing differently than most children and saw the world through alternative eyes. Where many would have said he ‘lacked’ in many areas, I saw far more gains in his life that this diagnosis had brought.
He gathered information around him at lightening speed and his memory was astounding and never failed. He never had to rehearse things as once he experienced…
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