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Political Journalist Ron Fournier Opens Up About Raising A Son With Autism

"Help your child understand that whatever makes them different makes them special."

Author Ron Fournier has a message for all the parents out there who are raising children with autism. 

In a new video for HuffPost Rise, Fournier, a political journalist for over 20 years, opens up about his journey raising a son with Asperger's syndrome. He chronicled his parental anecdotes in his new book, Love That Boy.

"I would tell parents, don't feel guilty that you're scared. We're all lousy at more things than we're good at. ... Help your child understand that whatever makes them different makes them special," he says.

Find out more about his experiences in the video above.

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