Talking to Strangers

In April, I submitted a guest blog post to Autism Speaks to promote autism awareness.   Though posted on their site on May 24th (a bit delayed), I shan’t complain.  Autism awareness needs to be a year-long thing anyway.  Here it is:

How My Husband and Son are Teaching Strangers About Autism



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  1. I’ve always believed that people are basically good, if you give them the benefit of the doubt. And the way Patrick interacts with strangers proves this. I love how people, once they get past the curiosity, reach out in special ways.

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  2. I think it’s all about education. Breaking down the walls. I always let people know up front and they are always like it doesn’t even matter or okay (and then you see the light bulb go on over their head). I usually do it so they can contextualize that I’m dealing with something they have no idea about and they may or may not want to watch to learn about it.

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