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Father and son with autism connect through drawing and art

Lindsay Richardson


For the first few years of his life, Ellis Goldsmith was silent. His parents thought he was “acting deaf”—closed off and unresponsive, unable to connect with those in his immediate circle, Ellis was not developing at the same rate as other children in his age bracket. “It was like living in the house with a stranger who didn’t want to get to know you, wouldn’t look at you,” said Jason Goldsmith, Ellis’s father. “It was surreal and scary.” Ellis was diagnosed with autism, and si ..

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