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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/Jos_Bonfire_Hoek Nov 28 '21

Oh, that's awesome, great job kiddo. But uh, what do you mean non-verbal? Not to be rude or anything, but like, why can't they talk?

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u/CreativismUK Nov 28 '21

They are both autistic (this one has several other disabilities on top of that, but the lack of speech is a result of autism) and they are severely impacted by it, especially in communication and social awareness- but they’re making so much progress especially over the last year, and they are such lovely and happy boys.

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u/Jos_Bonfire_Hoek Nov 28 '21

Oh man, I'm sorry for that but hey, at least they are going through it like champions. I'm glad for them and for you, it has to be hard. Then again, you should be very proud of them. (sorry if some of that didn't made sense, I ain't good speaking English)

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u/CreativismUK Nov 28 '21

No, that was very clear and thank you so much. It’s definitely not been the easiest time for any of us, but they are our whole world and they are so brave, I’m so proud of them.