It's a tribute to a mother's instinct. Doctors know a lot, but they don't know everything. They certainly don't know your child like you do.
According to The Mother List, that's what Kristine Barnett discovered after her son Jacob was diagnosed with autism when he was two.
Doctors said Jacob would never speak, teachers told her there was no hope, but Kristine disregarded the "experts" and followed her instincts. The results are nothing short of incredible.
Instead of focusing on what Jacob couldn't do, Kristine decided to focus on what he could do. She nurtured her son's passions.
"He liked repetitive behaviors. He would play with a glass and look at the light, twisting it for hours on end. Instead of taking it away, I would give him 50 glasses, fill them with water at different levels and let him explore," she tells The Mother List. "I surrounded him with whatever he loved."
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