Something was horribly wrong.
The boy could read, but when he tried to talk to his parents, all he could do was quote lines from his favorite movie, Finding Nemo. When his family got together with friends who had kids the same age, he would hang out on the periphery — watching, but unable to join in. He communicated by using the magnetic letters on their refrigerator to tell his parents what he was thinking. He covered his ears during emotionally intense scenes in movies and TV shows.Read More