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Lindsey's Story

Diagnosed with autism at 28 months old, my parents were given little hope that I would ever have a bright future. Non-verbal until the age of 4, my autism presented itself to the world through hand flapping, toe-walking, tantrums, and poor eating habits....Autism does not go away. My family and I learned to not only live with it but accept it.

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Autism Struggles, Triumphs

The doctors diagnosed me in June 1998. They said I couldn't talk, walk, be potty-trained, and they gave my mother the recommendation of placing me in an institution. My mom stood up to that doctor and told them that she was keeping me no matter what...

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Children on the spectrum engage in many behaviors that can be incredibly stressful to their families, but among the most stressful is wandering, or leaving a safe space without the knowledge of caregivers. This behavior can be dangerous due to weather, traffic, and oftentimes an inability to communicate with people who can help. Preventing this behavior is key, but sometimes that fails.

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