Holly Robinson Peete discusses autism

April is National Autism Awareness Month, and here are some startling statistics about autism. It’s the fastest-growing developmental disorder for children in the U.S.

Actress Holly Robinson Peete discussed about the hardships of juggling a career and family and the even greater difficulty of tackling autism and erasing the stigma associated with it.

Holly’s eldest son, Rodney, Jr., 9 1/2, with husband, ex-quarterback Rodney Peete, was diagnosed with the disorder at the age of 3, which Holly cites as the most devastating time in her life next to her father’s Parkinson’s diagnosis.

Holly Robinson Peete talks about the finances linked to having a child with autism. She also tells about how autism affected her life and how she is making an impact.

Former NFL quarterback Rodney Peete and his wife, actress Holly Robinson Peete, talk about the struggles and triumphs while raising an autistic son.

To learn more about the Robinsons and autism visit HollyRod Foundation.

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