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‘He’s Incredibly Confused’: Parenting A Child With Autism During The Pandemic

Living with the pandemic has been difficult for everyone: the isolation, the need to wear protective gear like masks and gloves, the adjustment to working or learning from home.

For those living with or caring for someone with severe autism, those challenges can be exponentially more difficult.

In an emotional interview with NPR, Feda Almaliti the mother of 15-year-old Muhammed, who has severe autism, describes the toll the current crisis is taking on her family and others like hers.

Listen below:

Selected excerpts from this interview are available on NPR online.

Source: NPR | ‘He’s Incredibly Confused’: Parenting A Child With Autism During The Pandemic, https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/05/22/861079758/he-s-incredibly-confused-parenting-a-child-with-autism-during-the-pandemic | © 2020 npr

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