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♥ When I was in High School I volunteered with the special needs kids at the middle school. I worked with Autistic children, children with Down Syndrome, and even a little boy with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. They are such incredible children and I still love and remember them all ♥
(Continued) Peyton proves that the necessities for livelihood and growth are being included in society, even if it seems like a challenge. Though her intelligence wasn't high, she still powered through and went to collage.
I still think having a diagnosis doesn't mean you have something more than other people; it just means it's been identified. For example, I'm not diagnosed yet. But I think I'm eligible for 6 letters, three medications, and 6 months...of um...I'm fine.
sometimes people say things like "You do such a good job with your daughter. I could never do that." Or worse, "God knew to give you an autistic child instead of me. I have no patients." My response is always the same "You could and you would if you had no choice."