Making progress

So far, I have not made much progress typing on my own. But, my dad and mom are now trying a new method. Instead of holding their hand, they are now just holding my forearm. It is way harder for me because I can’t control my movements as easily but I think it is a good next step. When I try it on my own, my mind just becomes jumbled. I don’t get it, but that is what happens. For some reason, I need that physical connection with someone for my brain to focus. I am really tired of autism. I won’t give up though. What else can I do but keep trying? Thanks for listening.
Aaron.

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Aaron Jepson

I am a 20-year old male who was diagnosed with autism at age 3. I am only partially-verbal and have a very difficult time expressing my thoughts by mouth but I am able to type on an I-Pad. My goal in life is to help other people with disabilities, and to let the rest of the world know that most people with autism are intelligent and capable and can make a great contribution to this world. I am funny, athletic, and most of all, handsome. And I am a fast runner, a cool skier, and a sweet mountain biker.

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    Don Jepson says

    Aaron I am so excited that you are trying to take this next. I have total confidence that you will be able to take control if you keep working at it. You have unbelievable determination to accomplish what you have to do to move forward.
    Love you, Grandpa

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    Bonita Klingler says

    So glad that you are not giving up. You show so much determination. We admire you a lot!

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    Nora Lopez says

    Hi Aaron! Keep it up!!! Love to hear from you!

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