Imagine having a mind that scrambles your sense of an integrated and cohesive world around you. Imagine not being able to talk. Imagine having parents who talk about you, not necessarily to you.
That was life for Keli Thorsteinsson, who was diagnosed as having the mental capacity of a toddler. His parents, Thor Gudbrandsson and Margret Ericsdottir, emigrated to Austin four years ago from Iceland, largely to get help and support from a substantial group of professions and sympathetic parents of children with autism. Keli was diagnosed at 4 as having a fairly severe case.
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