Living with autism not an easy task

Part three of a three-part series

Edlyn Peña felt like she had lost some part of her son.
Her “a-ha moment” came in January 2010 during a party for Diego’s second birthday.
While family and friends gathered to sing “Happy Birthday” to the little boy, Diego looked down at his feet, seemingly unaware of the celebration happening around him.
“He wasn’t looking at anyone,” the Camarillo mom said. “He was in a fog basically.”
Diego’s reaction was completely different ...

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