Serving a Mission with Aspergers

Eleanor’s babysitter April has a son who was diagnosed with mild Asperger's at 16. He’s now 19 and has received his twelve-week mission call to a neighboring mission area–roughly two hours away from home. He starts October 10th.

At the end of the twelve week period, Zach, April, and Zach’s mission president will meet to discuss whether a two year mission is manageable. If so, Zach will get a new mission call with time served. If not, Zach gets to return home and resume his normal activities.

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