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The Parenting Dance: Hold Tight While Letting Go (Video Follow-Up)

November 27, 2012   By NPR

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Joshua Littman, a 12-year-old boy with Asperger's syndrome, interviews his mother, Sarah. Joshua's unique questions and Sarah's loving, unguarded answers reveal a beautiful relationship that reminds us of the best — and the most challenging — parts of being a parent, especially to a child who has Autism or other special needs.

WATCH AND LISTEN TO THEIR FIRST TALK HERE

Five years later, Joshua is a freshman at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania. Mother and son return to the studio to talk about their evolving relationship.

LISTEN TO THEIR SECOND TALK HERE