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11 Things to Avoid Saying

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People on the spectrum often find themselves faced with questions and comments that are offensive or uncomfortable. Here are 11 things they wish they'd stop hearing...and why.

Kyle's Story

"We knew Kyle was autistic just after his first birthday."

"His affectionate nature toward me led the pediatrician to dismiss the notion of autism. My husband and I refused to ignore our instincts. After being put on a waiting list, we began speech and occupational therapy as well as Early On."

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Many families affected by autism struggle to bridge the gap between the benefits gained in a therapeutic setting and daily life in the home. That's why St. David's Center for Child and Family Development offers them in-home support. Practitioners and graduate-level interns help families build skills, as well as ensure that day treatment goals transfer to the home setting.

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