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Sisters Of Invention

The Sisters Of Invention are a fantastic vocal group who write and produce their own songs. What makes the group extra awesome is that the five members all have a learning disability.

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In any disorder, there are four basic questions to investigate: What is it? What causes it? How do you know if someone has it? and, most importantly, how do we make it better? Autism demands answers for all of these questions, and all are priorities.

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