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Special Needs Navigator

Those who know me understand I speak from personal experience when I say sometimes life’s obstacles are our greatest opportunities. Most recently I finally had the courage to start Special Needs Navigator. What gave me the impetus I needed? Two things – my cancer diagnosis and the example of someone I greatly respect, Christopher Lochhead. Reading his books “Play Bigger” and “Niche Down” showed me there was another way, if I had the guts to take it.

I thought I was going to die, literally, when I got the diagnosis of a nodular melanoma on my face. As many of us do I turned to Google, seeking to understand what it meant. Hearing the concern in my Dermatologists voices brought back memories of talking to my wife’s doctors outside her room in the ICU. My first thoughts were of my son and what would happen…

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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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