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Accepting the Diagnosis

If you are struggling to accept your child's autism diagnosis, you are not alone. Many parents experience those same feelings. Here are some tips to help you overcome the grief.

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Autism Struggles, Triumphs

The doctors diagnosed me in June 1998. They said I couldn't talk, walk, be potty-trained, and they gave my mother the recommendation of placing me in an institution. My mom stood up to that doctor and told them that she was keeping me no matter what...

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