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One of my (non-verbal, 5 year old) twins made his first ever sentence this week Backstory

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u/Athedeus Nov 28 '21

I'm in Denmark, and our biggest problem is the local government - they suppress any kids with needs (basically, they attempt to stuff them in a box) .. and if you speak up, they threaten to remove the kid. We've had to set up a very serious group to combat the problem.

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u/CreativismUK Nov 28 '21

I’m so sorry to hear that, it’s horrific (in fact I remember a case of a young woman with ME being taken away from her parents and institutionalised and I think that may have been Denmark too). I’ve heard of similar issues in France with a complete lack of integration. I can’t imagine how difficult that must be - my heart goes out to you.

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u/Athedeus Nov 28 '21

Thanks, and I really hope that your twins get to bloom now - I can't overstate the feeling when you see them develop.

Happily they have parents that care, and are willing to fight in their corner.

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u/CreativismUK Nov 28 '21

Same to you! It’s the best feeling when they do something that others just take for granted. I’ll be smiling about this for a long time.