10 Celebrities With Children on the Autism SpectrumThe Diabetes Site
4. Gary Cole
Actor Gary Cole’s daughter, Mary has autism. Cole and his wife believe that parents of children with autism should start therapies early, and they advocate that all parents look for signs and symptoms of autism. “Seek answers,” he said, “and the earlier the better.”
5. Doug Flutie
Former NFL quarterback Doug Flutie’s son, Doug Flutie Jr., has autism. He was diagnosed when he was 2-years-old. In 1998, the autism dad created the Flutie Foundation, a grant-based organization that, among other things, provides autism support to families in need.