Age of Awareness
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Age of Awareness

How To Avoid The “Ka-Ching” Of Autism From The Medical Profession

Family Photo, Joe being very cool for the camera

The Hidden Cost of Being Different

This is how a typical conversation goes, when my nonverbal son, (who is diagnosed with autism and Down Syndrome), needs to go to the dentist:

Me: “He needs sedation prior to getting a cleaning or x-rays.”



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