Mom equips ambulances with ‘sensory kits’ to help children with autism like her son

Published by: MLive
Written by:  Melissa Frick

MUSKEGON, MI – As the mother of a child with severe autism, Amber Horton sees firsthand the challenges that kids with sensory issues face in their everyday lives.

Everywhere the Muskegon mom goes – from the mall, to the grocery store, to the hospital – she sees ways that her son, Max, could potentially get overstimulated by the sights and sounds, leading to a sensory meltdown.

“You start seeing a need for awareness and the education about the autism spectrum everywhere in the public,” Horton told MLive. Click here to read the rest of the story.

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