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A Weekend With Josh

I always thought I knew what having an autistic child was like.  My littler brother Joshua was diagnosed at 2 with autism, and he’s 15 now.  So I grew up at ground zero, or so I thought.  I know about the behaviors, the food allergies, and everything else in between.  I mean, after all, Josh was pretty severe 13 years ago, so I saw it all, the tantrums, the running away, the sneaking food he wasn’t supposed to have, the constant medicine adjustments, finding out the medicine wasn’t right for him, seeing how hard it was on my parents.  I thought I understood what it was like to have an autistic kid.
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