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OUR RECENT VISIT WITH BEN–10/28/14


I just want to give a “Praise the Lord” about our visit with Ben 2 weeks ago.  We went…not knowing what to expect, or how we would handle what we found (since his last visit in July when he got … Continue reading

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Christmas With Ben–2012


Christmas with Ben–2012 Posted on January 18, 2013 by autism45 Ben was home for Christmas for nine days and did GREAT! He is such a fine fellow at age 50 , fits into our routine, and goes everywhere with us. … Continue reading

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8. My Letter To Ben’s School Psychologist When He Was Seven–By Carole Norman Scott


This was what I wrote to the school Psychologist in 1970 when she suggested that our autistic son, Ben (at age seven), was too disruptive for their school, and needed to be placed elsewhere!  She listened to what I said, and he was … Continue reading

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5. Kindergarten Experience and Family Changes for Ben–By: Carole Norman Scott


     BEN BECOMES A BIG BROTHER……SUMMER, 1967…FIVE YEARS OLD I remember the summer of my third pregnancy as a happy one.  After I got over the initial “morning sickness” and was on my prenatal vitamins, I felt better than I … Continue reading

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10. My Christian Testimony Concerning Autism (Birth to 57 Years)


By: Carole Norman Scott When we began to notice some changes in our two-year old son’s play and behavior, we wondered what was happening to our darling little red-haired boy.  He had been born on the fourth of July, and was truly a “firecracker”… in … Continue reading

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2. My Diary: Ben’s Birth To Diagnosis At Age Four–By Carole Norman Scott


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Two                         BEN’S  BABYHOOD–SOME WORRIES EVEN THEN July 4th, 1962–Two little red pills and a “hypo” (at the doctor’s orders to help me through the pain of labor–that’s how they did it back then) soon sent me into oblivion.  So much … Continue reading

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Autistic Child’s Spiritual Potential! By: Carole Norman Scott


 When I toured The Little Lighthouse (a school in Tulsa, OK. for handicapped children), I noticed Bible Verses on the walls.  I was so glad because as I tell in my testimony, Spiritually…. these special children are often already whole … Continue reading

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Quiet Solace–A Poem by: Carole Norman Scott


                      QUIET SOLACE     A good report Lord — what a joy!     Ben’s teacher has pronounced him     Calm, co-operative, and smiling…     Adjectives we have longed to hear.     Forever in coming; but worth the wait.     With his maturity…a gentle reserve. … Continue reading

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How Parents Feel (or how I felt)!


Some Things Parents Might Feel About Having a Handicapped Child.  By: Carole Norman Scott        1.  Parents have experienced things that they have never shared with anyone—it hurts too badly (our two in-house clinic experiences when Ben was only four and six years old.  … Continue reading

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The D’s & C’s of Autism–By: Carole Norman Scott


By: Carole Norman Scott Posted on April 19, 2011 by autism45 These words tell exactly how I felt when I was dealing with the grief of discovering that I had a handicapped child.  My faith at that time was based on … Continue reading

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