Photo of the day

So, April has been Autism awareness month, so on the last day I’ll link to Alan Taylor’s set of Autism-themed photos.  This is my favorite:

An autistic child cuddles a pony during a training session in a club in Paris, France, on November 8, 2003. (Reuters/Philippe Wojazer)

Lots of kids with autism really love horseback riding due the sensory input involved.  Alex certainly loves it, but I’m not sure any more than his brothers (Sarah still needs her first time upon a horse– hopefully soon).  Here’s Alex on a horse from a while back:

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About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/shgreene

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