Friday, September 28, 2012

Autism event pegged to U.N. draws story of perseverance

A milestone for 16-year-old Jaden Lake, who has autism, is sometimes as basic as a kiss.
He's the son of Canadian Parliament member Mike Lake, who traveled to New York this week in the shadow of the United Nations General Assembly to raise awareness about autism spectrum disorders, believed to affect roughly 1 in 88 children in the United States.
Lake and his wife, Debi, say it's often the small victories that count most when raising the eldest of their two children.  

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