Autism Awareness: Coming to a Drag Strip Near You

By: Summer Harrington Email
By: Summer Harrington Email

Kelly Peariman's blue drag car is 28 feet from the tip of the nose to the tail, and even though you can't tell as it jets by at nearly 170 miles per an hour, this car is reaching out to those with autism.
About nine years ago, Peariman found out his son had autism.
"It's been a struggle," he says, "It's been a lot of work."
Peariman wants to help others find information about autism, information which was a struggle for him to find.
It's the reason why he decided to help raise awareness by putting decals with different autism websites of on his car.
Peariman wants to assist others in the same position, "I would just like to let others know that there is help out there."
And help it has.
At a race earlier this year, a family came up to him and his car to talk with him about autism, and they got their answers.
For a list of websites to get more information about autism, click on the links below.


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