TV presenter Mel Sykes joins us to mark World Autism Awareness Day. As mother to an autistic son, she is keen to raise awareness of the condition.
One in a hundred people have autism and a report from Autistica published in The Times says that 94 per cent of parents of a child with autism are worried about their childs future. 80 per cent of parents want medical and therapeutic support straight after diagnosis
Mel's son Valentino, started displaying symptoms of the condition aged two and has since undergone extensive treatment.
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