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When my son pulled me towards a group of kids

Tulika Prasad


My son is Autistic. He is also nonverbal. He is without speech, he lacks social skills, he does not lack emotions. There is a difference. When someone cannot talk, it’s easy to assume that he has no feelings either. Not being able to express is not the same as not being able to sense. My son has very often been a victim of this assumption. I’ve been a culprit. Every once in a while I catch myself discussing my son with someone, in his presence, as if he is a non-entity in the room. He can ..

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