Lee Passehl’s Inspiring Story – Courtesy AutismSociety

Lee Passehl was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and was diagnosed with autism at age three. Two months ago Lee achieved a significant milestone in his life – he celebrated his 30th birthday. With Autism Awareness Month around the corner, Lee looks back at his life and realizes how he has coped with several obstacles in his life, being autistic, and how he has managed to overcome all of them, and make it to this very day.

It all started in October 1998, when his mother introduced him to a TV show on autism. The story in the show showed a small boy with behavioral pattern similar to him, like spinning in circles and struggling to make eye contact. Lee immediately related the patterns similar to him. After the show, Lee went and asked his mother, if he has autism...

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