Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Resources To Help Families With Autism
Columbia (WLTX) Sandi Bretten has been blessed with two wonderful boys... who happen to have autism.
"Some children with autism are brillant and some children like mine are learning disabled. Some children have splinter skills, " said Bretten.
Those with autism can have varying degrees of difficulty in a multitude of areas, like speech, learning and sensory and social skills.
"Chase is an amazing musician. My son Julian was reading at a third grade level when he was three years old but can barely string three or four words together in a sentence", said Bretten.
But one of the problems a 2012 study confirmed and that many parents already knew, wandering by children with autism is common. It's dangerous and puts tremendous stress on families.
To read this story in full & to read tips to help prevent wandering and wandering-related incidents please visit: http://www.wltx.com/story/life/2015/02/25/resources-to-help-families-with-autism/24028797/
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