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    The Jimenezes     On August 21, 2012, our beautiful boy Dominic was born. He showed some remarkable talents when he was a newborn. His legs never stopped moving except when he was asleep. We continuously commented on what an incredible runner he was going to be. His temperament was gentle, he generally only cried when he was hungry, and he played with toys that jingled for lengthy periods of time.   I had the resource for child development within reach that gave a general timeframe for important milestones and I started to be concerned. I took him...

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   “February 6th 2012, we were blessed with the birth of our son Rylan, he was perfect to us. Always smiling and full of life. At 6 months old, Rylan was not meeting his growth milestones, he was barely sitting up, could not hold his bottle and was delayed. We started down a path to see if there was something physically wrong with him, we went to children’s hospital had his hips x-rayed, they ran all sorts of tests and nothing. He was normal. At a year old, he started having seizures, sometimes 2 or 3 a day. My husband...

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      In an effort to create a better understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder, we have created this "Faces For Autism" blog. Here, you can share an in depth, no holds barred look into the day to day triumphs, struggles and real world stories  not only from individuals with Autism but also you; the people in their lives that support them. Every face is a different story and we would like to encourage YOU to send us yours. This week's inspiring Autism Story comes from our friends Keegan, Caydence and Brandi.       Keegan is a vibrant, loud and...

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      In an effort to create a better understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder, we have created this "Faces For Autism" blog. Here, you can share an in depth, no holds barred look into the day to day triumphs, struggles and real world stories not only from individuals with Autism but also you; the people in their lives that support them. Every face is a different story and we would like to encourage YOU to send us yours. This week's inspiring Autism Story comes from our friends Elissa and Connor Elliot. Our journey started when connor was in daycare and...

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  In an effort to create a better understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder, we have created this "Faces For Autism" blog. Here, you can share an in depth, no holds barred look into the day to day triumphs, struggles and real world stories not only from individuals with Autism but also you; the people in their lives that support them. Every face is a different story and we would like to encourage YOU to send us yours. This week's inspiring Autism Story comes from our friends Tammy and Bryce Thompson. "Hi, My name is Tammy and I am proud mom to...

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