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Mom of son with autism pushes awareness of disorder through blue trick-or-treat bucket

This mom is looking to raise autism awareness through a blue trick-or-treat bucket. (Source:...
This mom is looking to raise autism awareness through a blue trick-or-treat bucket. (Source: Facebook)(WRDW)
Published: Oct. 16, 2019 at 4:55 PM CDT
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As Halloween is only two weeks away, many parents are getting their kids ready for the annual bacchanalian, candy-soaked evening.

But one mother is looking to use the holiday to raise awareness for autism.

Omairis Taylor says her son will be toting a blue bucket this year to signify his struggle with autism.

Since Taylor says her son is non-verbal, the hope is that the story of his blue bucket will be spread on social media enough so others will understand.

"Please allow him (or anyone with a BLUE BUCKET) to enjoy this day and don't worry I'll still say TRICK OR TREAT for him," Taylor wqrote on Facebook. "I'll get my mom candy tax later."

My son is 3 years old and has autism. He is nonverbal. Last year houses will wait for him to say TRICK OR TREAT in order...

Posted by Omairis Taylor on Sunday, October 13, 2019