Autism Is No Excuse? Really?

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Please, if someone tells you they or their child have special needs, and desperately need accommodation -- please try to do what they ask. Even if you can't tell by looking that they have special needs. And especially if they are as wild-eyed and frantic as I'm sure I appeared that day. Try to understand that it is mortifying to ask in the first place -- I knew everyone else in line was there on urgent business, too. But please, please: try to believe in me, and my son, as we believe in you.

Shannon Des Roches Rosa runs, writes for, and is trying to pay more attention to her personal site,


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