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I Put The Disability First……

My son who is 13 years old and has a diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome came to me about a year ago and wanted to play baseball. I started to panic and I came up with every reason why he should not play. Shawn plays hockey for Pittsburgh Special Hockey the Steel City Icebergs. It is a *safe* place for him as well as myself. If he were to have a meltdown it would not be a big deal as other parents just like me would understand. Early this spring Shawn came to me again and begged to play baseball once again on a *GASP* typical team. All during the winter when the weather was good, he would be outside playing ball with his pitch back and the neighbors dog who played the outfield. For hours and hours this went on and even two broken windows. Mom, PLEASE I want to ...

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