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A mother shares her son's journey from non-verbal at 4 to auditioning for NBC's hit show "The Voice" this January!

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A mother shares the story of how her son with autism got to play the drums with The NY Jets Aviators Drumline!

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At age 6 he was diagnosed with autism. Hearing them tell me all the things my son wouldn't be able to do broke my heart

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18 "Why I Walk" stories wrote by members of our community who love somebody special on the autism spectrum.

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Emily Walzak, a young adult with aspergers discusses the challenges and successes of getting her first full time job.

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A mother of a son on the autism spectrum encourages parents to remember to try to take time out for themselves.

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Devin, a sophomore at Georgetown University who interned with Autism Speaks over the summer shares more about his experiences.

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Charlie Henbury, an 18-year-old with autism shares his story and how he's turned negatives into positives.

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