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What No One Tells You About Having a Sibling With Autism

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Growing up as the oldest sibling, you take on this protective, parental role of your younger siblings. However, when your youngest sibling has autism, you may start to notice you grow up quicker than your peers.

You go with your brother to his OT and SLT sessions, you learn to read his emotions when he can’t communicate them to you, and you learn to communicate through PECS and sign language so you can build a relationship with him.

I always wanted to be that person for Dian that took down any barrier in his way, whether that be communication or societal barriers.

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