"It has been a huge and significant part of our conversation in the last couple of years," said John Firman, director of research for the organization.Firman, who participates in the Big Brother program, has a "little brother" with Asperger's.
Well, that's fantastic for the other 97%, but what am I supposed to do the next time I get head-butted in the chest because I won't let him run out of my apartment before everyone else is ready to go?From The Washington Post, a frank look at the reality of autism for thousands of families.As the teens with autism age out this problem is going to grow.In that case, prosecutors said, Latson rang the doorbell at a teenager's home. When the teen opened the door, Latson hit him and followed him inside. On Thursday, he was found guilty of breaking and entering. Now this kid who can't even communicate that he has to go to the bathroom until he's shit his pants, has this huge emotional trauma to deal with.