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Autism and David
by Lavendar Jazz
Friday, April 18, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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My nephew was born with Autism. He has Asperger's syndrome and is very intelligent. He does not understand facial expressions and non-verbal communication. He does not like to be touched or hugged.

He has had a difficult time in regular school because the teachers and students don't understand his disorder. Thank God he will be finished with school this year. God is good.

 

Autism and David
 
 
David was a beautiful
 5 lb. baby boy
his mother’s first
 bundle of joy
she was oh so happy
 the day he was born
six months later
her heart would be torn.
 
Statistically, he was the one
born into an Autistic world
 one out of 94 sons
He didn’t smile
at his momma’s face
he looked straight through her
as he stared off into space.
 
David would get anxious
and scream so very loud
his mother couldn’t take him
into a large crowd
 
He didn’t speak much
 until he was two
there wasn’t much
the doctor’s could do
 
The doctor’s didn’t
 offer too much hope
I guess Autism
 was out of his scope.
 
David was the exception
 because he learned to talk
some of the children
 are mute and can not walk.
 
Thank God for David
he is set to graduate
with his high school diploma
in the class of 2008.
 
© 2008 Lavendar Jazz
 
 
For more information on Autism please click the link below:
 
 
 

 

 

Autism speaks
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Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 4/28/2008
A beautiful success story told through the lines of an accomplished poetic task.

In admiration,


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 4/26/2008
A nice tribute to David. I'm sure his journey has been difficult . Its hard to overcome handicaps . I think he's doing the best he can.........M
Reviewed by Sanja Dayslink 4/21/2008
BRAVO - David, this is quite the feat. Your words to your fortunate nephew gleam admiration, respect and pride. Very well penned. Enjoyed.

Sanja xo
Reviewed by Michal Maoz 4/21/2008
High school graduation is an accomplishment to be proud of for anyone and even a greater one for a kid with Asperger's.
Congratulations to David and his family!

May he continues in the path of success and self fulfillment.

Michal
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 4/20/2008
Yes, we are surely under the watchful eye of the Supreme one, and those such as David especially so . . .
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 4/19/2008
An accomplishment any parent would be proud of and continued success to David in all of his endeavors....

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota 4/19/2008
Wonderful success story of a beautiful and brave boy!!!
Reviewed by Deborah Munson (Reader) 4/18/2008
Bravo! Beautiful Tribute to a wonderful young man of courage! Cheers, Deborah
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/18/2008
Congratulations to David! God is indeed good. :) Gratefulness and excitement, very well penned!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 4/18/2008
Very nice ,wonderful..take care...Hugssssss
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/18/2008
Congrats to David (and his proud auntie); good on him, and good on you! Very well penned; an accomplishment to be proud of! HURRAH for David!!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D



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