Hernan and Himalaya

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This YouTube video was posted by Argentinian Ana Marta Vegas and she originally titled it “Becoming Friends!”. The boy is her son, Hernan. She writes that he is withdrawn and tends to avoid physical contact … Read More


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All we all want in life is a shot – a chance to contribute and make a difference. Jsaon Mcelwain, J Mac in short, was a young man who had been diagnosed with autism at … Read More


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Matt is 15 years old. Because Matt has an intellectual disability, he has been receiving special education services since elementary school. These services have helped him tremendously, because they are designed to fit his special … Read More


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Heath White describes himself as having “genetically superior genes… with winners blood….” He was devastated when he received news that his first child had Down Syndrome. He says it was like he was getting a … Read More

Jennifer and Jeremy

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Jen was born 11 weeks early and weighed only 2½ pounds. The doctors were surprised to see what a strong, wiggly girl she was. But when Jen was just a few days old, she stopped … Read More

Exploding Pumpkins

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Jeffrey Wright is a physics teacher in Louisville Kentucky. His son Adam is severely disabled with a very rare condition known as Joubert Syndrome. Adam has nearly no control over his body, and struggles with … Read More