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5 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From Raising an Autistic Child

Being the sister of an autistic man, I thought I knew a lot about autism. After all, I had grown up watching my brother struggle through the education system in the 1980s and was familiar with his stimming as well as challenges with changes to routine.

But this “lived experience” still didn’t prepare me for raising a child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. In honor of Autism Awareness Month (April), I’m sharing some life lessons I’ve learned from raising an autistic child.

This journey has not only made me a better mom, but a better person. It has helped me have more patience and compassion with others.

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