WSLS 10 Community Connections: Autism Perspectives

ROANOKE, Va. – “This is somebody who sees things differently and lives outside the box we keep trying to put them in.”

Hear from people on the Autism spectrum and their advocates – their stories and their experiences in their own words – in the WSLS 10 special, Autism Perspectives.


  • Carter Schaeffer, college student and Indie filmmaker
  • Guy Smith, social media influencer
  • Windy Schaeffer, Carter’s mother
  • Angie Leonard, Founder of the Blue Ridge Autism Achievement Center

10 News Anchor Rachel Lucas provides an introduction to the half-hour special.

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