Autism Spectrum Disorder Patient Stories

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Autism: Anthony's Story

Anthony posing with a football

Diagnosed with autism as a toddler, 19-year-old Anthony is learning the skills he needs to work and live independently.

Autism and Seizures: Massimo's Story

Massimo throwing a football

Massimo's participation in autism research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia led to his early diagnosis of an unrelated seizure disorder.

Autism: Franco's Story

Franco with Eagles TE Brent Celek

Diagnosed with autism at age 2, Franco has come a long way thanks to therapy at CHOP. Next up for his family? Tacking the Eagles Autism Challenge in May.

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Braylen’s Story


Braylen Clayton was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at age 2. Today, he is a 7-year-old who loves reading and playing with friends, thanks to intensive teamwork between his parents and experts at CHOP's Center for Childhood Communication and Autism Integrated Care program.