Autism and “being normal”

Jody Allard penned this important piece for the Washington Post about a year ago. It ran on August 23, 2017. The title is “My autistic daughter isn’t going to become ‘normal’. But she is wonderful. It highlights the challenges for parents raising children with autism in a neurotypically-centered society. My favorite line, “…we often forget to remind (our children) that they are already good enough. Just as they are. No matter how their brains function, or how they perceive the world.”

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