Walk Now For Autism Speaks – NYC June 3rd, 2012

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9c7ad0b3e0829b2193afc1135c149b0e4a557abd3d395693ed Sunday was a beautiful day for a walk in New York City. The sun beamed down from the clear sky upon hundreds of families who came out pumped and ready to walk in honor of their autistic loved ones. As I approached South Street Seaport in lower Manhattan, I immediately noticed the diversity of

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What Manners? I’m Just Glad He Spoke!

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Social graces do not come naturally to Angel. Not because he is a rude child but because like some children on the autism spectrum he doesn’t quite grasp the concept of manners. I remember the day he asked me for some juice. His way of asking was by saying the word juice, then looking to

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My Son Has Autism: A Dad’s Perspective

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I really used to think that I might have done something bad or wrong to cause Angel’s autism. However, I realize that I am not alone. I also realize that I am somewhat fortunate because there are others in far worse situations than me. A few weeks ago, I was asked if I wanted to

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