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Autism Month

I'm currently watching The Talk... I catch it every so often and today they are discussing autism for Autism Awareness Month.

I don't have a personal story to tie to this disease. Noone real close that has been affected. I have however watched and read a lot of things discussing it. Holly Robinson Peete from The Talk has a son with husband Rodney Peete that was diagnosed with autism at 3 years of age. Her story really touched me and I know there are many of you that probably did not see her story. I encourage each of you to Hulu the show. Both Peete's run the Holly Rod Foundation which helps people with both Parkinsons and Autism. The website is www.hollyrod.org
For any parent out there who have children with autism or have concerns about their child's behavior can visit the site for more information. The internet is a beautiful thing in regards to information... parents 20 years ago didn't have the tools of the world wide web to find information they needed. It's out there and I felt it was important to share! Please pass the info on :)

Tomorrow is Autism Awareness Day so tonight and tomorrow night major attractions throughout the US will 'Light it up Blue' to celebrate autism awareness! You can find out more info on that- www.lightitupblue.org. Be sure to wear your blue!

Again this was all from watching an episode of The Talk so be sure to visit their website- thetalk.com

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