Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Jason McElway - An Inspiration

This is one of my very favorite videos! Jason McElway has autism. His example, and the example of his peers, shows how anyone - no matter what their abilities are - can enjoy life and form great friendships. I just love the acceptance he found in his high school. Get the tissues ready!!!

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9 comments:

Marcia Mickelson said...

Thanks for the warning of getting tissues ready. I did need them.

Leslie :~D said...

My daughter was shown this clip in seminary the other day. Beautiful story! And I'm using my sleeve since I'm out of tissues.

kathalog.com said...

What a great story! YOur blog has inspired me to be more aware and to learn more about autism. I appreciate you, Danyelle

Casdok said...

I needed a tissue to!

Kathi Oram Peterson said...

What an awesome story! Made me tear up. Thanks for sharing.

Jenna said...

I absolutely love this story. It gives me such hope to see the acceptance this wonderful young man found. I wish that so much for my own son.

kathalog.com said...

Danyelle,

The Today show did a special on children in Autism today - they may have an archived video of it if you are interested

Northern Nickle Clan said...

Danyelle,

That is a totally awesome story! It's amazing what people can do if they are given the chance. Thanks for sharing!

Katie

Cindy Beck said...

Great story. I'm glad he was given an opportunity to be the team's manager.

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