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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

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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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