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Girl in the Window

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While watching an educational cartoon video, Dani, 9, engages in "stimming" behaviors, like batting at a string of plastic beads that she swings from her toes. Experts said that due to a lack of socialization and stimulation the first, and most important, three years of her life, she developed "environmental autism," and while born normal, she now exhibits a lot of traits similar to those born with autism.
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Melissa Lyttle
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While watching an educational cartoon video, Dani, 9, engages in "stimming" behaviors, like batting at a string of plastic beads that she swings from her toes.  Experts said that due to a lack of socialization and stimulation the first, and most important, three years of her life, she developed "environmental autism," and while born normal, she now exhibits a lot of traits similar to those born with autism.