Addressing Autism

Ten-year-old Sam Wessels of Rock Rapids urges President Barrack Obama to address autism if he is re-elected during the president’s recent visit to Sioux City. (Photo submitted)

ROCK RAPIDS—Ten-year-old Sam Wessels was diagnosed with autism at 26 months. His mother, Lin Wessels, has become an advocate for children with autism. Sam and Lin recently had the opportunity to meet President Barack Obama. Sam was able to speak with the president and ask him how he would help kids with autism. Read more about Sam and Lin in the Oct. 6 issue of The N’West Iowa REVIEW.