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Autism

Lonely, Or Simply Alone?

Lonely, Or Simply Alone?

When Laura was Juan’s age one of my biggest concerns was whether she would grow up to have friends. She didn’t like being around others, and often seemed oblivious to other children even when they were in the same room.  I spent many, many night awake, worrying if she would…

Autism Diagnosis A Second Time Around
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Autism Diagnosis A Second Time Around

If you had asked me a year ago how life was going, I would probably have told you that we were absolutely excelling at it. Laura was rocking it at primary school, loving year six and excited about secondary school transition. She had friends who understood her, and who in…