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A click connects for an autistic son

August 13, 2012

Susan Senator's son Nat, who is affected by autism, began his love of computers when he was around 8 years-old while looking at family photos on her husband's computer. Nat never seemed comfortable looking or talking to his family, learning that he loved  looking at their faces was a major moment.

As time passed, the laptop didn't intrigue Nat has it once had as his frustration with communication grew. Susan found that not only did she not know how to speak with her son, she didn't know how to listen.

Until Facebook stepped in.

One afternoon as Susan was using her Facebook account, she offered Nat a chance to type on her page. From there his world opened up. 

Read the complete article from The New York Post here.