Their own buddy system: Two boys show that autism doesn’t have to be a barrier to friendship.

By Theresa Walker, The Orange County Register Boys will be boys. Even when one is autistic and the other isn’t. For Jeff Ackerman, 9, and Ian Hall, 10, the social- skills divide that can keep children with autism from being friends with other “typical” kids doesn’t exist. They bridge it one afternoon after school with […]