Eureka, Ca., (KIEM)- A particular friendship evokes Families Advocating Autism Now (FAAN) to create and hand out it’s first ever Junior Ally Award. At the Costumes and Cocktails Gala in October, FAAN celebrated allies (those that help and advocate for pals or family members on the autism spectrum). They introduced the award for Autism Ally. Braedon Simpson was nominated for that award, however being beneath the age of eighteen he wasn’t chosen. Instead, he impressed a particular type of recognition all his personal.
Braedon and Remington (who’s on the Autism spectrum) are associates, and it doesn’t matter what the problem could also be (at college or at play) Braden is all the time in Remy’s nook.
“Being a parent of a child with autism I would love for my son to have a friend like Braedon is to Remington. We wanted to, as a board, honor him in some way. Honor their friendship. We came up with the idea of making him an honorary junior autism ally, and giving them something fun to do together.” Rachel Williams, a FAAN board member explains.
In addition to a certificates, FAAN additionally gave Braedon and Remy present playing cards for Bounce-A-Palooza in Bayshore Mall and held a pizza celebration of their honor.