beauty of the spectrum

Thoughts

one of my favorite quotes recently has been, “autism is not a word to be feared but a child to be loved”🥰🧩

If you know me, you know that one of my passions is shining light on autism spectrum disorder. I desire to advocate for acceptance, inclusion and accommodation. After all, we’re all made in God’s image and have great value.

I want to share a glimpse into daily life with a young child with autism. *Please know that this is just one child, every child with autism is NOT the same*

There are sensory challenges. He hears, smells, sees, feels and tastes things at an intensity most of us “neurotypical” people will never understand. Sometimes things can get messy and emotional, but don’t we all experience a sense of frustration when we can’t communicate an idea? With this child in particular, I get asked a thousand times a day…

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My name is Nathan Young. I'm the founder of the Autism Candles project. I am a self-advocate. The candle project exist to make a statement about inclusion and opportunity. My email is nathan@autismcandles.com. Feel free to contact me. https://www.autismcandles.com

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