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Lakes and pools can be deadly for children with autism. But tailored swim lessons can save lives

Amusement parks, lakes, neighbors’ pools – they are dangers that families of children with autism have long known anecdotally to beware of. Jessica Lapen discovered this about 10 years ago. She was at a family gathering at her parents’ home when she noticed that her son, Micah, was missing. “He was 6 or 7,” she recalled.…