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Boxing with Autism
35 minutes | Jan 18, 2020
When Autism Punches You In The Face
In this premier episode, the host tells his own story as a parent raising a severely autistic nine year old boy as he comes to grips with the realities of his son's future. Wayne Perry explains how they discovered something was wrong with his toddler and the battle he faced getting a diagnosis and finding the help necessary to start his son's path to overcoming his autism. Wayne also explains why he named the podcast "Boxing with Autism" and what it means to be in the fight and how this podcast is meant to get parents helping each other by telling their stories of raising an autistic child. Wayne also discusses the latest gene editing technology known as CRISPR that could lead to a cure for Autism and he also touches on a program that is collecting genetic data from families to aide in the future of editing and fixing defective autism genes.
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