Autism advocate takes his message to Washington DC


LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – Xavier Degroat has dedicated his life to creating awareness about autism, a diagnosis he`s lived with since the age of four. 

Over the years, he experienced discrimination, job setbacks and educational difficulties.  

So in 2018 he founded the Xavier Degroat Autism Foundation as a way to promote understanding and create opportunities for people with autism through advocacy and education.  

As 6 News anchor Sheri Jones reports in the video above, it’s a message he’s now taking to Washington D.C.

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