A Parent's Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder

Child playing in snow about autism holiday article

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One of the joys of our holiday season is receiving cards from our child’s former tutors, respite workers and early intervention therapists. Most were college or graduate students when they came into our lives, willing to work for relatively little pay in exchange for the experience and a good reference.

They gave us more than we could give them: cheerful and patient, they endured more than a few tantrums while teaching important skills. Though they’ve moved on with their own lives, many still remember us at READ MORE.

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