July 7, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT
Thomas and Malinda scream with delight as their mother Kimberly sets them off in a race down the driveway into the safe embrace of therapy assistants Ashely Burris and Anita Archer. “The BTA’s (Behavioral Therapy Assistants) are like part of our extended family,” said Kimberly Matthews. “We work together to help Thomas, and in doing that we are helping the whole family.”

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