Autism is part of who we are

http://www.theautismnews.com/2011/01/28/dont-isolate-students-with-autism/

The benefits of inclusion are for both the person with autism and the neurotypical. Since from our earliest moments we learn by observing and mimicing those around us, providing an ongoing model for traditional behaviors provides and example for change and growth for the child on the spectrum. For the others, it is an opportunity to learn tolerance and acceptance, while discovering the similarities as well as the differences. At N.E.A.T. clients may work side by side with others who may or may not have similar challenges.  And I’ll tell you, horses don’t care! We are all the same in their eyes…

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