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Life on the spectrum

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Rose L.
Getting diagnosed helped me find a community and a place of understanding. Usually, I felt like an outsider knowing something was always different about me. Now I see it as my superpower.
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That's what we continue to do–find ways to empower people with autism through theater
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I feel like I have a responsibility to help people with autism and their families to try to make the world a better place.”
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My community did not have any resources, so I decided to become a resource
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If you've met one person with autism, you've met one person with autism.

- Dr. Stephen Shore