April 2017

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Hannah’s success in overcoming autism’s effects is due in great part to Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Meade County School District. We are forever grateful! Hannah is about to graduate from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College with her Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and has been on the Dean’s list every semester. She has […]

Defying the Odds of Autism: A Mother-Daughter Team Take on the Challenge

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By Shannon M. Trigos Campbellsville University has accepted Hannah DeForrest, a 20-year-old girl with autism, of Ekron, Kentucky.  Professionals told Hannah’s mother, Marlene DeForrest, that Hannah would never be able to keep up in a regular classroom. Now she is in her second year of college, achieving goals like every other student. From attending public […]

Gaining The Trust Of Someone With Autism Part 2

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Gaining the trust of someone with autism includes the realization that God put that person in our path and take time to treat him as if he was Jesus. “‘But a Samaritan, as he journeyed, came to where he was, and when he saw him, he had compassion.  He went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring […]