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My Days With Our Autistic Son

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The author's son born at 3780 grams was a picture of health. She became pregnant with her second baby without any second thoughts. Her mother and sister had doubts about the development of her son. He was examined by a paediatrician and the examination revealed a mild case of autism. One characteristic of autism is imbalance in various aspects of development. He had sufficient development in terms of motor ability but he was slow in his emotional ability relating to other persons. He needed a plenty of positive stimulation. His name 'Moto' is written as 'a desired person' in kanji. Moto had a little brother as well and there were three children in the family. He grew up by accumulating different experiences. The emotional thrill was everlasting for the author because of the very fact that he is autistic and that was the source of her energy for life.

Keywords: autism; emotional ability; Moto; motor ability

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