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Life on the Spectrum

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Jack M. | 2 years old
Autism is unpredictable, and I feel whatever course of treatment or route your journey takes you on, it is much easier to do as a unit. For those who don't have a supportive village to rely on, Autism Speaks and support groups can be that.
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Kim M.
It has become the driving force of my life
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Lia M.
We're really just trying to pretty much bridge that gap between both sides.
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Erin M. | 33 years old
Basketball is my safe space. When I was young, playing basketball gave me a way to make friends and a place to be confident. It motivated me in other aspects of my life, academically, socially, emotionally, mentally and physically.
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If you've met one person with autism, you've met one person with autism.

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