Bioscience

Autism: Helping our kids must be a priority

July 12, 2009

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: The Arizona Republic] – Just last month, our son Matthew celebrated his 18th birthday and our family celebrated the progress he has worked so hard to achieve as he courageously and tirelessly wrestles with autism.

While Matt has made substantial advancements over the years, he enters adulthood eating just a handful of different foods, sneaking into his parents’ bed three to four nights a week, and entertaining himself with toddler-level movies and computer programs.

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