Monday, November 18, 2013

THIS is Autism. Happiness, joy, and friends.....

Contributed by Jenn

My son, 14yo Ashton McCormick, (the shorter one in the attached picture) has Autism. Also pictured, is his best friend, Marc Leber. 

Does this kid look deprived, socially-lacking or unhappy in any way? Not only is he willingly accepting a hug from his very favorite person in the whole world, he's giving one back! From a diagnosis of non-verbal, severely autistic at age 2, to an incredibly happy and social teenager with a BEST FRIEND at age 14. THIS is Autism. Happiness, joy, and friends....

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