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Different but Not Less

 Autistic children can be a nightmare. They have strange speech (or no speech at all), they won’t meet their parents’ eyes, they scream and shout for no apparent reason, no one can touch them, and they rock or spin. If this was not enough there are the seemingly irrational pranks. The autistic son of close friends once brought the garden hose into the house and proceeded to hose down the living room, paying particular attention to the television set. Many autistic people don’t think the way most of us do. They think in pictures. We know this because of Temple…

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