Autism: The Shaky Bridge To Hope

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A Daunting Task

When parents are first given the diagnosis of autism, they are immediately swamped with questions that begin to lead them on their quest for answers throughout their journey.

“If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism.” -Dr. Temple Grandin

Clearly, Dr. Temple Grandin (diagnosed with autism
herself), stated the truest words spoken to date about an autistic child, “When you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism”. She was not saying this to be clever, rather to point out the uniqueness of every individual withautism. Autism is not across the board, one size fits all. Many times as moms and dads begin their endeavor for solutions for their child, they are completely overtaken by the confusion of it all: Sensory Processing Disorder, Apraxia, Dyspraxia, OCD, ODD, echolalia, stimming, scripting, and so much more. So many autism…

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4 thoughts on “Autism: The Shaky Bridge To Hope”

  1. I absolutely agree, thanks David. I think its important for readers to know this. “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism.” -Dr. Temple Grandin

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