A window on autism.

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Andy is growing into a young man. He is almost as big as me and soon will tower over me. Although he is learning to cope with the world around him a little better at times, he still exhibits many characteristics associated with his autism. He always will. 

 Severe hyperactivity and sensory processing differences can be more noticeable when they are affecting a grown up person. Repetitive behaviours and the need for unusual routines can be less accepted when a person is bigger and louder.

Andy will require a lifetime of support from his family and carers. He will also require a lifetime of understanding and acceptance from his community.

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