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August 21, 2014

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Ido Kedar, who is a non-verbal autistic teenager, wears headphones due to his heightened sensitivity to sound while attending classes at Canoga Park High School in Canoga Park, Calif., in June 2013. Kedar is also the author of the book, "Ido in Autismland - Climbing Out of Autism's Silent Prison," which was published in 2012.

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Ido Kedar, who is a non-verbal autistic teenager, wears headphones due to his heightened sensitivity to sound while attending classes at Canoga Park High School in Canoga Park, Calif., in June 2013. Kedar is also the author of the book, "Ido in Autismland - Climbing Out of Autism's Silent Prison," which was published in 2012.