N.D family faces challenge of autism
Published 07/14/2008, The Jamestown Sun
Nick and Kari Gates have the same hopes and dreams for their sons, Noah, 5, and Benjamin, 3, as every parent. But the Gates’ hopes and dreams are tempered with the reality of autism. The challenge facing Noah is defined as a brain development disorder that impairs social interaction and communication, and causes restricted and repetitive behavior, usually starting before a child is 3.Word count: 1109
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