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In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, author and autism mom Mary P. Miller shares five lessons she's learned as a caregiver on her now 46-year-old son's journey from infancy to middle age.

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November is National Family Caregivers Month and in addition to sharing stories of appreciation for caregivers in the autism community, Autism Speaks also wants to share ways to support them. In this post, author and autism mom Kym Grosso discusses 10 ways you can support a family whose child has been diagnosed with autism.

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In this post, in honor of National Family Caregivers Month, blogger and mom of seven Lisa Smith shares a list of the things that help her to be the best caregiver she can be in hopes that it might encourage others to be the best caregiver they can be.

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In this post, autism mom and martial arts world champion Cheryl Vance responds to a recent post about one of her students on the spectrum who has become a martial arts champion. "So, the reality is that my son will never be an Ethan…but no one will. And no one will ever be a Hunter. Everyone is different and everyone has gifts to offer the world."

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This is a post by autism mom and blogger Lisa Smith. "Recently I have seen a couple of blogs that tried to pinpoint the one toughest thing about having a child with autism. I have never been able to write that one. For me the hardest thing changes." Here she gives some examples of these challenges as her son Tate has grown up.

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Angela Conrad, mom to two adorable boys on the spectrum, has written a letter to her fellow warrior parents. "Keep your head up! It is a hard fight but the precious angels that we are raising are worth every second of that fight."

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We asked our Autism Speaks Facebook community: What would you tell the world about autism?

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