When Isabelle Mosca's son, Kyle, was diagnosed with autism at the age of one and a half, There were not many support options for families of kids with special needs, so she decided to start her own support group called Faces 4 Autism.
April is National Autism Awareness Month. Autism spectrum disorder, refers to a range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication, as well as by unique strengths and differences.
Kids with special needs or those on the autism spectrum often have difficulty in crowded, noisy situations with bright lights. Now, Storybookland, a local amusement park is offering special needs kids an opportunity to enjoy the park in a much more subdued way.
The unfortunate truth is that there are a few cruel and mean people that are among us. What's worse, is that most of them are ignorant. This is a mixture for the situation the mother of an autistic child is dealing with.