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Adults with autism

"On the following day he disclosed to me that he was on the autism spectrum and had flunked out of two universities before arriving at Adelphi University. Now getting all A’s, he was looking forward to graduation..."

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Do what you love, live your life, and fulfill all your hopes and dreams. They told me it couldn't be done, why can't you do it too?

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"Don’t think of autism as a one-size fits all disorder because you will be VERY wrong. I was non-verbal till I was two and it took many years to be able to speak and have conversations with my peers. Being able to talk today is a blessing..."

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As a kid I brought home every pet I could find! From hamsters (we had over 100) to lizards, I spent hours watching my pets, analyzing what they were thinking and what it would feel like to be them. Out of all the animals though, dogs were the ones with whom I felt the most special connection.

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"In closing I just want to reiterate that anything is possible. Once you find that passion that thrills you, grasp it by the horns and run with it…"

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"My parents were told by professionals that I would never learn how to read, write, go to school without assistance, or even talk. Life has always been a challenge for me, and still is; but I'm not giving up..."

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