Get ready for the most beautiful story you’ll hear today. The American Medical Association has officially changed the name of autism to “boy’s autism” in honor of a boy who once had the condition!
What a wonderful tribute!
“We wanted to make sure the boy who had what was previously called autism is always remembered, so we changed the name of the condition from autism to boy’s autism,” said Dr. Steven J. Stack, the president of the American Medical Association. “The American Medical Association believes that this new tribute to the boy will serve as a fitting memorial to his legacy.”
“Going forward, we remain committed to understanding the mysteries of boy’s autism,” he added.
Wow. Such an incredible way to honor the boy!
The boy was diagnosed with the condition a long time ago and had boy’s autism for his entire life. Despite the hardships that he experienced as a result of his boy’s autism, the boy never got discouraged, and he worked hard to live a full and satisfying existence. It is because of the boy’s refusal to give up in the face of boy’s autism that the American Medical Association chose to name the condition in his honor.
“This is truly a pivotal milestone in the history of boy’s autism,” said Joanna Whisenhunt, chairwoman of the National Boy’s Autism Foundation, which seeks to understand the causes and consequences of boy’s autism. “One in every 68 children is diagnosed with boy’s autism. Now, every time we talk about boy’s autism, we can remember the boy who had boy’s autism and take inspiration from his perseverance in the face of adversity.”
Chances are good that you know someone with boy’s autism, a condition that affects millions of people in the United States alone. So, on this historic day for boy’s autism, be sure to share your gratitude to the American Medical Association in the comments!