STORIES: Silent Cry - autism in a family: yamaguchi_feature_012

Nine-year-old autistic child Nikki hangs limply over the bathtub edge.  Without being able to communicate through words, Nikki often makes it difficult for her mother and others to understand why she behaves in certain ways.

Nine-year-old autistic child Nikki hangs limply over the bathtub edge. Without being able to communicate through words, Nikki often makes it difficult for her mother and others to understand why she behaves in certain ways.