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"For 18 months, William and Elizabeth seemed like typical babies. Then the twins parents started noticing problems. Now, at age five, the children have autism."
-- Cindy Rich, Washingtonian Magazine

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  • Five year old twins William and Elizabeth live with autism in suburban Maryland...William playing with his favorite toy car at home.
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  • Elizabeth spends endless hours swinging on the tire swing in the family's back yard.
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  • William and Elizabeth don't interact much with each other.
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  • Elizabeth runs around the kitchen while William enjoys a snack.
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  • William at school. Williams autism is less severe than his sister, so he is attending school while she stays home.
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  • Elizabeth in her brother's bedroom at home.
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  • Elizabeth with her parents Julie and Joe.
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  • Elizabeth's autism is too severe for her to attend school yet, so she spends most of her days at home with her mom.
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  • Both Elizabeth and William love playing in the water, but do not interact much with each other.
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  • Elizabeth runs to the back yard.
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  • William goes to his classroom at school.
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  • William like most autistic children plays by himself on the school playground during a break.
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