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Gutsy Dad Starts Car Wash So Autistic Son Has Place To Work

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by Amiga, Feb 24, 2015.

  1. Amiga

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    ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) has been on the rise at an alarming rate. I believe the latest statistic is 1 in 68 are on the spectrum. Whatever the reason for the rise, they are a large part of our society. These kids and adults are *different* and I would said due to society not understanding them, they often "fall off the clip" after school with little help and little chance of employment.

    Wanted to share this is a great video of a car wash that employ autistic teens. I think this type of video give parents with children on the spectrum some relieve of what could be for their child.

    http://www.ktrh.com/onair/matt-patrick-43500/gutsy-dad-starts-car-wash-so-13242372/
     
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  2. mogrod

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    Wow, that's awesome!

    With a 10-year-old son with autism, I often wonder or worry what is in store for him later in life once he is out of school.

    This is inspiring though and I hope more employers take heart. Heck, maybe I'll open up my own car wash now. :)
     
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    Walter White and Jr?
     
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    One of those videos that make you sad and happy at the same time. :)
     
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    The Good Stuff! :)
     
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    This is a fantastic idea and accomplishment.
     
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    That's awesome! :)
     
  8. Amiga

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    Didn't want to start another thread...

    Kudos to HP. Bring this to the US.

    http://public.hpnn.hp.com/Articles/2015/April/Finding-a-place-to-grow.aspx#.VRwawKhvEcc.mailto

     

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