Episode 17 - Thriving with autism

At 3 years old, doctors believed Jake Scott would never speak, by age 5 he was diagnosed with severe autism. Few Believed Jake would finish high school on time, if ever. 

Thanks to the support from his family and knowledge of his conative capabilities, Jake persevered. He not only spoke and graduated high school with his peers, but he also delivered the commencement speech for his graduating class. 

Jake and his mother, Heidi, visit with Kathy to discuss how he succeeded, his goals for the future and the frustration along the way.

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