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Autism Services Act
It's no secret that families dealing with autism are exceedingly underrepresented. A new piece of legislation called the Autism Services and Workforce Acceleration Act, would provide more comprehensive support for people with autism.
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We never should lose hope despite what life brings us. Take it from Christopher Duffley, a boy with a musical talent who is blind but is also affected with autism. He won't let any obstacle stop him from letting his passion shine through.
One of the world's leading neuro-scientists, Henry Markram is the mastermind behind the Human Brain Project, research that hopes to build a supercomputer model of the human brain. So it's only ironic that a man with such knowledge of how the brain works, is found stumped to how to find the inner workings of his son Kai who was diagnosed on the autism spectrum with Asperger's Syndrome.
American Idol star Susan Boyle learns the truth after a number of incorrect diagnosis' telling her she had brain damage. Recently doctor's have found that she has Asperger's Syndrome versus the minor brain damage they had previously telling her all her life.
Autism may not be understood by many leading them to be quick to judge. However, it's up to us to raise awareness of this condition and to educate other who don't fully understand what autism is all about.
Twelve-year-old Scott is one out of 1 in 88 children in America who live with autism. Diagnosed at the age of 3, Scott's parents did all the research they could to understand what they were facing.