Monday, June 6, 2011

Special Olympics helped Georgetown man with autism find his voice

Barbara Campbell once wished her little boy would say something. Anything.

Autism rendered her son, Ryan Barts, silent in his first few years.

Things have certainly changed.

"I'm a celebrity in Central Kentucky, I am, maybe in Kentucky," said Barts, now 22. His speech takes on its own particular cadence, especially when he is excited. "It's a wonderful thing, it is, a wonderful thing."

Read more of Mary Meehan's article HERE.
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