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Someone Like Me: An Unlikely Story of Challenge and Triumph Over Cerebral Palsy- John W. Quinn

Someone Like Me: An Unlikely Story of Challenge and Triumph Over Cerebral Palsy- John W. Quinn

A children’s film coach recounts her adoption of a  Russian toddler w/ nonverbal autism.  Neal couldn't speak or make eye contact & despite her belief in his innate intelligence, the boy was eventually diagnosed w/ “severe sensory dysfunction.” She beautifully chronicles Neal’s development to the age of his bar mitzvah & created her life’s work in the 'Miracle Project,' a theater arts program for autistic kids (eventually made into the Emmy Award–winning documentary 'Autism: The Musical').

A children’s film coach recounts her adoption of a Russian toddler w/ nonverbal autism. Neal couldn't speak or make eye contact & despite her belief in his innate intelligence, the boy was eventually diagnosed w/ “severe sensory dysfunction.” She beautifully chronicles Neal’s development to the age of his bar mitzvah & created her life’s work in the 'Miracle Project,' a theater arts program for autistic kids (eventually made into the Emmy Award–winning documentary 'Autism: The Musical').

"Love Blooms in Winter" (The Dakota Diaries) by Lori Copeland

"Love Blooms in Winter" (The Dakota Diaries) by Lori Copeland

Geri Jewell (b.1956) is an American actress and comedienne with cerebral palsy.....played on The Facts of Life in the 1980's

Geri Jewell (b.1956) is an American actress and comedienne with cerebral palsy.....played on The Facts of Life in the 1980's

Kim Stagliano’s hilarious memoir of her family’s journey raising three daughters with autism.

Kim Stagliano’s hilarious memoir of her family’s journey raising three daughters with autism.

My twin sons have mild Cerebral Palsy and I was bawling like a baby by the end of this clip!  This is a must watch short video. Great story!

My twin sons have mild Cerebral Palsy and I was bawling like a baby by the end of this clip! This is a must watch short video. Great story!

Shonda Schilling details every step of her family's journey with Asperger's,

Shonda Schilling details every step of her family's journey with Asperger's,

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