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The Fullers – Autism ETC’s August Family of the Month

Autism ETC’s August Family of the Month is The Fuller Family: Adam (dad), Danielle (mom) and their son, Elijah. Danielle and other family members became concerned about Elijah between his first and second birthdays. Elijah was non-verbal; he would not make eye contact; he would stare at ceiling fans; and

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The Chambers Family – A Family Who Found Hope at AutismETC

AutismETC’s March Family of the Month is the Chambers family: Weston (dad), Kasondra (mom), Logan (age 11), Parker (age 6), and Zachary (age 4). The youngest child, Zachary, started receiving services at AutismETC in July, 2018.  Kasondra explains, “Before Zachary was 1 year of age, he was not reaching the

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Meet the Vieira’s – AutismETC’s Family of the Month

This month, we would like for you to meet an “amazing” family:  the Vieira’s. The Vieira Family includes Anna (mom), John (dad), Jocelynn (older sister) and Noah.   When Noah was 18 months old, Anna started noticing he was not making eye contact with her and the other family members.

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The Blake Family – AutismETC’s January Family of the Month

This January marks the 11th anniversary of the Autism Foundation of Tennessee (D/B/A AutismETC).  In honor of this anniversary, we wanted to share the story of our founders, Karen and Steve Blake. The Blakes founded the organization in 2008 to help families affected by autism.   The Blake family consists

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Meet The Brays –
AutismETC’s December Family of the Month

The month’s highlighted family is the Bray family: Crystal (mom), Todd (dad), and their 3 ½ year old son, Ryman.  Ryman was diagnosed with autism in April, 2017 when he was 2 years old.  Immediately upon receiving the diagnosis, Crystal started investigating therapies to help her son.  He started receiving

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The Pattons – A Family Who is Thankful

This month’s featured family is the Pattons: Dad (Richie), Mom (Amy) and sons Andrew (age 11), Lincoln (age 7), and Oliver (age 3).  While Richie was serving in the military in 2013, Lincoln was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder at 2 years of age. The family moved to Clarksville and

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