This is a very special Autism Speaks snowman that we made this past week. Aiden, my five-year-old son who has PDD-NOS, could never stand touching snow or having it on his face – and he tolerated both today. Better than that, Aiden narrated every part of the snowman – ”need eyes,” “smiling snowman, please”. We added the Autism Speaks pin to show that this success is one piece of his journey.
This “In Their Own Words” essay is written by Cristin Millen (Greater Hartford Walk Now for Autism Speaks Family Teams Co-Chair)
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