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Embracing Your Uniqueness as a Parent of a Child on the Autism Spectrum

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Growing up, I often felt scrutinized. I wanted to be loved by all, and feared being the butt of a joke or snubbed for my perceived ineptness.

All around me, I witnessed others valuing money and looks while kindness and inclusiveness were nonexistent. My own personal nature never meshed with this culture.

My intense craving for connections with others led me to often be taken advantage of. I now feel my super sensitivity is a superpower, but as a young person surrounded by sharks, I was easy bait.

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