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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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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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