Rules Setting & Symbolism

Cynthia Lord
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Frog and Toad Are Friends

This book by Arnold Lobel is quoted by Catherine and David as a means to communicate and overcome the blocks put into place by David's autism.

The Community Center Dance

Catherine is invited to the dance by Kristi and Kristi asks Catherine to invite Jason along. Catherine is torn between avoiding the dance entirely, or coming to the dance with Jason and being forced to deal with Kristi's intolerance of Jason's disabilities.

Fish Tank

One of David's behaviors involves putting toys like action figures into the fish tank. By the end, Catherine learns to tolerate David's behavior because, after all, it's not hurting anyone.

Therapy Building

Twice a week, Catherine accompanies David and their mother to David's occupational therapy sessions. It is here, in the waiting room, where Catherine meets Jason.

Word Card Album

Jason cannot speak, so to communicate he points to...

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