I saw this story posted by Susquehanna Service Dogs on FaceBook and felt compelled to share it here in honor of Autism Month. As many of you know, I have applied to receive a Hearing Service Dog from this wonderful organization, myself. You can learn more about them here. But first, watch this open captioned story of Nathan and how Sylvia changed his life, and brought about positive changes in fellow students after facing many challenges.
I am Joyce Edmiston, a fifty-something year old woman who could be anybody's mom, anybody's grandma, anybody's friend. I was a hard of hearing child who became deaf late in life. Married to Fabulous Husband, living along the Oregon Coast.
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