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Area landscapers lend helping hand for autistic boy’s new mowing business

Social interaction, physical activity more important than pocket money

July 7, 2020  By CBC News

Landscaping companies in the Ottawa area have lent a helping hand to a young autistic boy who has established his own lawn mowing business. Shan Gauthier received a lawn mower for his 12th birthday, but earning a little pocket money isn’t his main objective. The combination of physical activity and social interaction with customers helps to quell his anxiety.


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