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#unspokendoc

#unspokendoc

{image is a gorgeous photo of Emma Zurcher-Long, a beautiful 13 year-old girl, gleefully running through Central Park. The text reads, “Autism was not something parents wanted to hear. But I hope that will change when more people get to know someone like me.” Click on the photo to learn more about Emma’s project of … Continue reading

a world without boxes

a world without boxes

“Pointless bottling emotions of endless frustration cause words to wither in the recesses of the mind. Biting becomes the only way to stay rooted, but causes everyone watching to respond in loud voices of angry fear. Until there is understanding, you are alone in the terrible confusion of other people’s voices that are louder than … Continue reading

this is autism – flashblog

– As you may know, there’s a flashblog happening today called This is Autism, in response to Suzanne Wright’s recent repeated use of the phrase in last week’s Autism Speaks to Washington: A Call to Action. The request for submissions reads as follows: Tell us what “This is Autism” means to you. You can write … Continue reading