Autism Speaks Does Not Speak For Us – THIS is Autism

Another great great article: THIS IS AUTISM

Living on the Spectrum: The Connor Chronicles

This is dedicated to Autism Speaks co-founder, Suzanne Wright, in response to her call for action today. I will not provide the link to the post.

My son, Connor, is 8-years-old. He gets dressed, brushes his teeth, and ties his shoes independently.

THIS IS AUTISM

Connor tells us he loves us every single day, and he looks us in the eyes when he does it.

THIS IS AUTISM

Connor played on a soccer team last spring. He also loves to ride his bike, without training wheels.

THIS IS AUTISM

Connor sleeps through the night (mostly), is toilet-trained, and asks questions about everything he can think of.

THIS IS AUTISM

Connor loves to tell jokes and do silly dances. He lives to make people laugh.

THIS IS AUTISM

Connor’s teacher sent me this in an email yesterday: “I was really proud of him at the end of the day when he witnessed…

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