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My Son With Autism Got a Party Invite We Could Finally Accept


C’mon, y’all know these don’t often go together as much as we want them to.

Autism and birthday parties — kinda like nuts and gum. We parents of the “specials” know only too well the hurts our kids feel when they are left out of the social gatherings relative to childhood.

Organized sports, play dates, sleep overs and yes, the dreaded birthday parties.

I can say whole-heartedly that my son has not attended a single one. We have received countless invitations in the few years Timothy…

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