Posts tagged Autism
Independent Living: Jackson Lockhart

“I want to live on my own.”  Jackson’s mother heard the words, but wasn’t sure her son understood what that meant.  After explaining to him that he would have to cook for himself, remember to take his medication, and get up on time for work, Jackson looked at her and repeated, “I want to live on my own.”

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Autism Awareness Month

Autism impacts the normal development of the brain in the areas of social interaction, communication skills, and cognitive functions. Individuals with autism typically have difficulties in verbal and non-verbal communication, social interactions and leisure activities. People with autism often experience multiple medical conditions along with autism. Those can include allergies, asthma, epilepsy, digestive disorders, feeding disorders, sensory integration dysfunction, among many others.

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