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By Geraldine H. Dinkins
For The Transylvania Times 

Raising Autism Awareness: 1 Puzzle Piece At A Time – Transylvania County NC


Last updated 4/20/2015 at 9:12am

Members of the Brevard Autism Alliance show off the communal art installation "Different Together" celebrating April as Autism Awareness month in the children's section at the Transylvania County Library. Pictured are Sabrina Shook and her daughter, Sadie, Heather Corn, Diana Martinez and her son, Arturo, and Jennifer Suttles and her children, Jackson, Jaden and Maple.(Times photos by Park Baker)

Living with Autism often resembles a puzzle with pieces that are either missing or won't fit – all to create a disjointed image that is nonsensical and uncompromising – but also unexpected and beautiful.

A communal art installation at the Transylvania County Library, titled "Different Together" highlights that April is Autism Awareness Month and aims to provide the community with a visual launch pad to think, talk and learn about tolerance and support for people living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

"Different Together" is a 13-foot long temporary wall in the library's children'...

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