Exceptional Blog is a collaboration of blogs written by our amazing community. Please visit throughout the week to read posts for you by people who can relate with you. We have been fortunate enough to partner with a diverse group of people who may not all be professional writers but they all have fantastic stories to tell.

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Myiles is 4 year’s old, he was born on September 7th 2012 5lbs 13ounces he was beautiful.When he was 15 months old he was diagnosed with Merosin Deficient Congenital Muscular Dystrophy est: 100 patients have been diagnosed in the U.S AND 1,000 patients have been diagnosed in the U.K. He had a rough start from birth, he had water in his lungs, he was not breathing on his own, he spent 13 day’s In the

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For children with autism, social situations can be challenging, as humans are, by nature, unpredictable beings. A particular setting that can create problems for children with autism is the classroom. Children with autism have the unique experience of being extremely capable of learning all of the same materials as children without autism, but are hindered by the social aspect of learning from another person. One particular tool for bridging the gap for children with autism

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The daily challenges of raising a child on the autistic spectrum can be so all-consuming that parents often have little time or energy left to think about anything – let alone whether their child has special talents that are being obscured by their more obvious symptoms. However, it’s critical to the self-esteem of each child on the spectrum (and the well-being of their family) to discover and nurture EVERY child’s gifts and passions. Does your

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As I sit here engulfed in April, Autism Awareness month, I reflect on our journey with Autism.  I use the word with and not through, because at least for our family Autism is always with us.  It may change directions, but we never fully go through it, as if it would actually end.  Like the majority of our community, Autism is always there. As the days of April tick on, I take time to read

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