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A Schoolboy With Autism Hands Cards To Stop Strangers Judging Him



An eight-year-old boy, with both autism and ADHD, has come up with a novel solution for stopping strangers from staring at him – and is simultaneously raising awareness for the conditions that affect so many children and adults.

Daniel Booth’s conditions mean that he struggles to cope with changes in his routine and his behavior often causes people to stop and stare at him when he’s out and about with his parents.

The schoolboy didn’t want that to be the case, so he decided to create cards explaining his diagnosis and why he acts the way he does. His mum Karen, 36, helped him design his cards, which he now hands out when he feels the need to.

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