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Share with us your day to day trials, tribulations as well as joys of raising someone with autism through text, video or photography. We hope that others will be inspired and bring real world stories of autism to the public.

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Sponsored by Hospital for Special Care

Autism Spectrum Disorder is estimated to affect more than 2 million individuals in the U.S. and tens of millions worldwide.*

*U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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Tell Us Your Story and Inspire Others

Share with us your day to day trials, tribulations as well as joys of raising someone with autism through text, video or photography. We hope that others will be inspired and bring real world stories of autism to the public.

Sponsored by Hospital for Special Care

The Autism Center at Hospital for Special Care (HSC) is an integrated resource providing diagnostic, assessment, therapy services and comprehensive guidance to caregivers, educators and family members across the region. The recently opened in-patient unit is the first of its kind in Connecticut and only one of 10 in the country. The Autism Center at HSC is the nation’s first and only Patient Centered Specialty Practice for autism recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its responsiveness to patients and medical colleagues, cooperation and integration with other healthcare groups and dedication to continuous improvement.

Stories of Courage and Inspiration

Comptroller Kevin Lembo: Photography

Connecticut’s State Comptroller captures the true spirit of the “Spectrum of Kindness” by recalling how a professional photographer befriended his son on the autism spectrum and encouraged his interest in photography.

Woodstock Academy: Promoting Inclusion and Acceptance

An inspiring story from Woodstock Academy whose body of students work together to promote inclusion and acceptance. There’s a strong initiative to have a more organized effort to bring to light awareness and acceptance of the wide spectrum of autism and the variety of ways people’s minds work.

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