Minnesota Autism Center

SPECIAL REPORT: Autism In the Northland

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental condition that can cause significant challenges in social interaction, communication and behavior.

DULUTH, Minn. – Autism is something many children and their families have to live with every day¬†and it’s more common than you might think. Life with autism is a reality Amanda Keppers knows too well. She has a 16-year-old son named Chris. “Very artistic, he loves arts and crafts,” said Keppers. “He loves the mechanical pieces of anything.” You can…