My son with autism has limited speech, and usually has to be prompted. That's why my wife and I were tickled over his reaction to a challenging 10-mile hike in the Shenandoah.
I signed up my Boy Scout son for the hiking merit badge. It’s one of the merit badges required for Eagle rank. Because of my son’s autism, I don’t know if he’ll ever be able to complete all the Eagle requirements, but this checks off one that I was confident he could complete.
Hiking is actually an option – Scouts have the choice of completing swimming, cycling, or…Continue
Posted on October 27, 2015 at 8:00pm