Please read the whole story, it will touch your heart; in honor of Mac!

Broken Light: A Photography Collective

Photo taken by autisticaplanet, a 33-year-old woman who has Asperger’s Syndrome and accompanying anxiety related to social and sensory issues. She also has OCD. She writes a blog to pass along lifelong lessons to help others, adults in particular, dealing with Asperger’s. She hopes to help neurotypical people better understand the “complexities within the complexities” of autism spectrum disorders. She’s had a passion for capturing images since childhood, when her father bought her a Kodak 110 on vacation. She has been told that she sees and captures what others overlook or miss.

About this photo: “The “Broken Window of Opportunity” was taken on my way to therapy in September 2011, in De Kalb, Illinois. With autism, the “window of opportunity” regarding optimal early intervention is age 6. On many autism sites, the emphasis is on children. A visual of a male child of about 4 is shown. I wanted to show that adults with autism count, especially those who missed out on…

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. island traveler
    Oct 16, 2012 @ 15:20:40

    Inspiring in every way. Thank you for sharing her world and the important life lessons.

    Reply

    • Darla Welchel
      Oct 16, 2012 @ 16:23:38

      I can relate to her on so many levels. My grandson is on the spectrum disorder and I love old windows. In fact I shot some the other day, which I hope to get posted soon. 🙂

      Reply

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