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Autism a challenge for entire family
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Austin Cook, right, meets with tutor Gracie Upchurch for extra help with his geometry homework twice a week. This tutoring is paid through funds from the Autism Awareness 5K. - photo by Lacy Garrison
More and more children are being diagnosed with autism, or autism spectrum disorder – a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication.