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Teen with Asperger’s works hard at socializing

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Part 2 of 2

On Sunday, The Wenatchee World began this two-part series with an in-depth look at how parents deal with children who have autism. Here's the second installment.


WENATCHEE — Making eye contact is hard for Haley Kniffen.

“I feel threatened if I look in someone’s eyes that I don’t really know,” the 16-year-old Wenatchee High School student says.

But she’s good at faking it. Over the years, she’s found if she focuses on someone’s mouth,…

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