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A Handful of Stars

A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord is about a girl named Lily and her blind dog, Lucky. When Lucky gets loose while Lily is walking him, he runs into the blueberry barrens. 224 more words

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Why Be Normal? by Kaitlyn

People with siblings that have disabilities try hard to be seen as normal will try to hide from society the fact that their siblings have a disability like when Catherine was talking to the movers and tells David to remember his “rules” but David doesn’t and Catherine is embarrassed so she lies to them and says she has to go on page 7. 218 more words

Rules

What People Believe Vs. The Truth by Shannon

People generally think that people with autism and other disabilities as do not have functioning brains. To prove this stereotype wrong, Rosie King gave a speech about how she had an extremely active imagination. 391 more words

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The Minds of People with Autism by Sasha

Although people with autism like Jason and David tend to think differently than people without autism. It doesn’t mean that they live a less important life.  542 more words

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The Realistic Relationship of Rules by Elliot

In Cynthia Lord’s novel Rules, Catherine’s relationship with David is a typical relationship between siblings with autism. Firstly, Catherine has to watch over David. The reason this is because Catherine is seen watching over David and babysitting him throughout the book. 156 more words

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Reading can Change Your Thoughts on Autism

Reading fictional books such as Rules by Cynthia Lord help people better understand people with Autism. One reason is the perspective of who is telling the story. 278 more words

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Physical vs Mental Differences By Leah

Even though people are often hard on individuals with differences, they are usually harder on those with mental differences than they are on those with physical differences. 269 more words

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