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Kayla C., 34: Navigating life with a little help from her friends, this aspiring dietician is proving that a little self-belief can go a long way
One of my first thoughts was, "I’m not autistic; there isn't anything wrong with me." I had a difficult time accepting being different, yet I already knew that I didn't fit in with my peers. I learned that it was fine to be different and love who I am.
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"Because we all have the same goal in mind. We're all looking to empower individuals. "
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Jordan B. | 27 years old
Finding these opportunities has provided me with a sense of self-worth and a sense of belief in myself.  
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Klemente C.
Although he has limited speech, I promise you if you speak to him, he WILL make you smile or laugh.
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