When Jon Larson was diagnosed with autism, his parents prepared for the worst. They knew that this would limit their son’s ability to perform certain tasks and participate in certain events. They knew it would be unlikely for Jon to play varsity sports, get married, or even go to his high school prom.
1. To show support for special kids like Jon
2. To show support for groups that promote these friendships
3. To remind us all, in a time when we hear about all the terrible things going on, that there are wonderful kids like Maddie working to make other’s lives better.”