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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Top Five Things Not to Say to Someone With An Autistic Child

5. Have you tried that diet that cured Jenny McCarthy's son?

4. Oh, she's going to be fine. Every kid follows their own timetable. Einstein didn't talk until he was 38...

3. I don't know how you do it. I couldn't possible deal with something like that.

2. Oh, I know someone with autism. They work at MIT. People with autism are so smart and have amazing talents.

1. You know, God saves his special children for special parents. Just think of her as a gift from God.

1 comment:

Kim said...

Geez Louise - you're so right! Especially #1 - yes our children are gifts but that doesn't mean we don't mourn...