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Autism Is Not a Parenting Fail
Writer at Mama Be Good
I was trying so hard. And everywhere I turned, I heard that I was doing it wrong. What if, instead, you had been told this:
You've done nothing wrong. You didn't cause this. You were given an instruction manual for a Ford and your child is a Ferrari. So, congratulations!
My Son Had Autism -- Then He Didn't
Executive Editor, Parenting Early Years
For our family, the autism spectrum was like the Alaskan winter. There was no light. The darkness went on and on and on. Then one day, a yolk-hued color broke across the horizon. And it stayed. But we haven't forgotten what the darkness was like.
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