"Calvin uses S2C to tell us that he wants cereal for breakfast, when he has a headache, and his plans to be a zoologist when he grows up.  It's how we got to know our son, the real version."  -Elizabeth R.


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In early 2018 a group of seven nonspeaking autistics from Growing Kids Therapy Center ("The Tribe") joined 18 University of Virginia undergraduates in Charlottesville to discuss what role empathy and compassion should play in creating welcoming communities.
They were joined by Dr. Barry Prizant, author of “Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism.” Watch and share this video with friends and neighbors in your life.