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My Amazing Second-Born Son

Toby is still learning to talk and has a hard time asking for simple things like a cup of juice, although he communicates by placing a cup in our hand and walking us to the fridge. Read more!

Documenting Her Disorder

This brave beauty has Trichotillomania — a disorder that gives her the inexplicable urge to pull her hair out strand by strand. What makes her so admirable? She keeps fighting.

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pitbullandgirl1This Dog Is Such A Blessing To This Little Girl! I Love It!

Lacy is a six-year-old girl with autism. Since she was a baby, her best friend and cuddle buddy has been a pit bull named Karma — and Karma adores Lucy. Karma has never had professional therapy training, but her acute understanding of Lucy’s needs has been a blessing to the entire family. Together, this sweet girl and loving pit...

puppytoadult3This German Shepherd Owner Took One Photo Of His Dog Per Day For One Year And This Is The Result. Amazing!

Happy National Dog Day! They grow up too fast, as this owner found out when he took one picture a day of his dog's first year of life. In just 40 seconds, we see him transform from an adorable 8 week old puppy to a handsome 1 year old young man!

SynapsePruning2Autism Breakthrough! Researchers May Have Identified the Neurological Mechanism that Causes Autism

While most researchers agree that autism is triggered by a combination of genetic and environmental factors, no one has been able to pinpoint the triggered neurological mechanism that ultimately results in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). However, new research may explain this longstanding mystery. In the study, researchers found that the brains of people with ASD had a significantly higher number of brain synapses -- the information-transferring connections between brain cells -- than brains of people without ASD.

dwarf3Your Appearance Shouldn’t Dictate How You’re Treated! This Man Is Taking A Stand.

Jonathon Novick is a dwarf with achondroplasia. After moving to New York City last year, he started getting harassed about his appearance — something he had never had to deal with growing up, as the people in his community simply accepted who he was. The comments really got to Jonathon, and he wanted to do...

Rubixcube3OMG! This Boy Turned Rubik’s Cubes Into A Passion And Became Renowned For His Skill. It’s Awe Inspiring!

When Max Park’s doctor suggested using Rubik’s Cubes to help his fine motor skills, no one could have imagined he would become one of the fastest Rubix Cube players in the world! He turned his love of solving them into other avenues as well, finding new outlets for his many talents. Seeing what he can...


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