My Autistic Brain Tumor Survivor

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Conversations with an Autistic Brain Tumor Survivor


Dad came home from work one night and asked Bethany what she had done that day. Her answer?  “A really big poop.  Big like my big Jesus”! I added to the conversation by informing Dad that she had also worked…
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Perseveration in Action

Ever wonder what Perseveration is? It is the repetition of a particular response, such as a word, phrase, or gesture, despite the absence or cessation of a stimulus, usually caused by brain injury or other organic disorder. This is a video…
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A conversation With a Brain tumor Survivor

  Bethany is a brain tumor survivor. She has a limited vocabulary. She perseverates what we call scripted conversations. For those of you who don’t know what perseverate means, as I didn’t before I had a child affected by autism…
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