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What My Daughter With Autism Has Taught Me About Winning

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As Simone Biles debates wage on social media and across dinner tables everywhere this summer, I’ve been distracted by another young woman who I know would understand and salute Biles’ decision to give herself a time out.

My daughter, Erin, who has autism, does not care about the Olympics or gold medals, but she knows what it takes to practice self-care and to be happy.

When Erin was born in London 20 years ago, I imagined that maybe someday she’d win Wimbledon. I grew up playing competitive tennis so it seemed an entertaining speculation.

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