Mar 03, 2015
By: Thomas Ledbetter, and Sarah Sisaye, U.S. Department of Education
At age two, Thomas Ledbetterwas diagnosed with Autism and was not expected to be able to speak. However, thanks to a great support system and an incredible amount of work on his part, he managed to overcome many of the obstacles in his life. Thomas experienced bullying throughout elementary and middle school and decided to channel these negative experiences and feelings into positive graphic design.
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