Family tells story of child with Autism - CBS46 News

Family tells story of child with Autism

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The Autism Society of Georgia estimates that there are more than 155,000 Georgians living with autism.

More than half a million others – relatives, caregivers, teachers and health care professionals -- are also impacted by this disorder.

The Eidex family gave CBS46 full access to their home to tell the story of Effie. His mother describes him as a 2-year-old in a teenager's body.

When Rivkah Eidex looks for a 24/7 care facility for Effie, she finds that quest almost as challenging as caring for the profoundly autistic boy.

CBS46 explores the ripple effects of autism.

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