A Very Interesting Piece on Raising an Autistic Child

In last week’s NY Times magazine, an article written by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Ron Susskind, detailed his experiences raising his autistic son, Owen.  “Reaching My Autistic Son Through Disney” was adapted from his soon-to-be-released book entitled Life, Animated.

It tells a fascinating story of how Owen was able to communicate using language and references from the Disney classics that the family enjoyed together.  No summary can really do the piece justice.  Instead, we recommend clicking on the link below and reading it, yourself.  It will be well worth your time and effort.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/09/magazine/reaching-my-autistic-son-through-disney.html?_r=0

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