‘Just don’t give up,’ says deaf and autistic student who graduated with honors

When Tameka Goldsmith looks at her son’s accomplishments—and she has filled plastic bins with report cards and photos of his travels, certificates and copies of the kind words teachers wrote about him on scholarship applications—she remembers what doctors said about Kyree before he ever started kindergarten.

They said he’d never speak—that, because of his autism and hearing loss, he’d never function in a regular classroom.


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