Friend 2 Friend June 3, 2009: North Shore Outlook

Friend 2 Friend June 3, 2009: North Shore Outlook

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June 3, 2009: North Shore Outlook
When Heather McCracken’s autistic son Iain started elementary school she realized very few people “get it.” “His peers didn’t get him and most of his teachers didn’t get him,” she remembers. Autism is an invisible disability. So, if a child’s behaviour seems “odd or peculiar,” most people don’t understand why. Although McCracken’s son’s kindergarten teacher was keen to learn about autism and help Iain she didn’t have the tools.

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