Autism debate smolders (06/26/2005) 1130119346776294

July 24, 2005 

Wesley Sykes is in a rage.

Dinner was late. His cup held water, not soda. Strangers had stolen his mother's attention all afternoon. It is too much for the 9-year-old autistic child to bear. He flaps his arms and shrieks, working himself into murder

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