Monthly Archives: July 2016

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The rules

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“Make a green light choice!”, I said, my voice rising in exasperation. Green light choices are those that are acceptable responses, said our autism specialist. Red light choices, by comparison, are not. Yelling and screaming was in the red light choice category. I was hovering dangerously close to…

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The first signs

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“When did you first notice these behaviors?” asked Dr A. “Age 5. We didn’t fully realize them until he was in a school setting,” I responded. “Yeah, he’s an only child,” Jeff said. “We have no other children to compare to.” “Did he present any repetitive behaviors before…

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