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Meet the boy who inspired new autism awareness PSA

November 10, 2015


The Sanchez family were interviewed on Al Jazeera America's about their involvement in the new Autism Speaks PSA, "The World of Autism." Jacob Sanchez was diagnosed with autism at a young age and did not speak until age 4. His story is told in the PSA via 3D stop-motion animation. Watch the full interview above. Watch the new PSA below.

News12 The Bronx also interviewed the Sanchez family about their experience, as they live in the Bronx: 

Parents magazine also shared the story online, asking parents, "Would You Be Able to Spot Signs of Autism in Your Child?"