- Associated Press - Thursday, April 21, 2016

CUMMING, Ga. (AP) - Actress Holly Robinson Peete held an intimate book-reading event in Atlanta for children with autism and their families.

Peete read her children’s book “My Brother Charlie” on Thursday afternoon at the Springfree Trampoline Atlanta facility. She held the reading in support of National Autism Awareness Month.

Peete’s book is a story about a boy with autism, based on her son, RJ Peete. The first 25 families in attendance received copies of her book.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says in every 68 children in America is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide