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True Success

True success can be graduating from college or learning to speak for the developmentally delayed toddler. What defines success? One dictionary stated success may mean a social level, meeting a goal or the opposite of failure. The only criterion for defining success that does not solely involve the individual is social status. Y

Yet, obtaining social status has to be a desire of the one that seeks it. Success is planned by an individual once he/she has broken the parental bonds. Walking is something the toddler wants to do. This longing is shared by the parents but the motivation must come from within the child.

Success is something that comes hard to those with developmental delays. A toddler may spend hours working with therapists and parents using flashcards to increase his/her vocabulary. However, the taste of success is just as sweet as a pro-football player making a touchdown…

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