through-mothers-eyes

Through a Mother’s Eyes

A: When did you learn about Mkhitar’s autism diagnosis and what were the initial signs you noticed? H: Mkhitar’s struggles became evident around the age of two and a half. He faced concentration issues, lacked eye contact, and displayed restlessness. Concerns arose over his non-responsiveness and non-verbal nature. Despite various medical consultations, an accurate diagnosis…

Peace for Benjamin

Peace for Benjamin You came from a beautiful city, didn’t you? Stepanakert?” Our director had asked the question with good intentions, trying to connect with Benjamin. Instead, the 19-year-old’s smile changed. He looked frightened and put his hands over his head in a defensive position. We felt terrible. He was re-living memories of the Artsakh…