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Life on the Spectrum

Autism Speaks Spectrum Spotlight - Ronaldo B.
Ronaldo B. | 32 years old
Painting is his life – it’s where he is the most comfortable – where he is perfect.
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Bryan B
Bryan B. | 24 years old
Opening up about the hardships I’ve endured in my life has been a challenge, but I know by speaking out, I can help countless others, and that’s what matters most.
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In my own words: Meet Terance, aka “TeeKayy”
TeeKayy | 22 years old
The most beautiful thing you can do is love the image of your true reflection.
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Autism Speaks Spectrum Spotlight: Meet Kaitlyn Y.
Kaitlyn Y. | 21 years old
The minute Kaitlyn was diagnosed, the wheels were in motion and we were figuring out all of the ways we could help
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