Young man with autism succeeds in college

02/12/2009 | San Francisco Chronicle

Nick Perry, who has autism, is a college junior majoring in urban studies and hopes to become a city planner. "I was concerned whether he could handle it," said Robert Perry, Nick's father. "It was a big change. Now he wants to do more things on his own. You ask 'Can he do that?' But more and more he's proving he can."

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