spread the campaign’s mission of highlighting obstacles Blacks face when trying to obtain access to necessary autism support and services.
According to a 2011 study, Autism and the African American Community, “evidence demonstrates that although rates of diagnosis for autism occur at the same rates in all racial groups, diagnosis in African American children occurs later than in White children. As a result, African American children may require longer and more intensive intervention.”
In between studying to be the youngest neurosurgeon, Joshua enjoys fund-raising for three Autism Charities, one in the U.K and two in Africa, and campaigns to save the environment.
Joshua plans to be a neurosurgeon and has also written a children’s book about Egypt.
Young Joshua is definitely living proof that no obstacle is too great to keep you from achieving greatness.