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Confessions of a Special Needs Parent: Please Don't Praise Your Kid for Playing With Mine - Ellen Stumbo
When you say your kid is great because he/she chose to play with a child with a disability, at that very moment, your child went from seeing just another friend, to seeing kids like mine as different, as someone defined by their disability, as someone who is somehow flawed, and only an exceptional person plays with them or becomes their friend.