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Families of autistic youth not alone

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A support group for families or friends has just started and is picking up steam. Its first meeting was held Thursday, and support continues to grow for this worthy cause.

Not only do parents get to exchange stories about their autistic children and learn from others’ experiences, but the siblings also get to interact and realize they are not alone. Plus, plans are being made to have a day out for the autistic children, the siblings and the parents.

Cole added she hopes parents who even suspect their child might have autism will come to the group meeting.

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