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Photo credit-Anissa ThompsonWhen children come into the world the last thing we think is that the child is going to encounter a difficult developing experience. Babies come into the world so innocently and unprepared for the road ahead. Their survival depends on the love and care of their parent(s), but their overall development is controlled by biology, that is, genes.

When children are untreated due to lack of funds, insurance coverage, or access to care, the nightmare becomes a tragedy.

 

In recognition of Autism Awareness Day Tuesday, April 2, 2013, I would like to share these videos with you. If you know someone with a child or family member with an autism spectrum disorder I encourage you to pass this along.

 

For more videos on personal stories, visit my site: Anchored-In-Knowledge or visit me on Pintrest.

 

 

 

All the best

 

References

Families Advocating Autism Now. (2012, August 28). Youtube. Interviews of parents of autistic children. Retrieved April 1, 2013 from, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gu9i410K6Dk.

Today Tonight. Raising kids with autism. (2012, April 6). Youtube. Retrieved April 1, 2013 from, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7q_4VKAJm8.

Photo Credit: Anissa Thompson


 


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Hill, T. (2013). Autism Awareness Day: The Family Experience. Psych Central. Retrieved on April 19, 2014, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/caregivers/2013/04/children-with-autism-spectrum-disorders-the-family-experience/

 

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