by SARAH FORD; Photos by Emma Hohenstein.
This article was published by Global Health Hub on Oct. 8, 2015. Read it HERE.
RABAT, MOROCCO – Karim Benabdeslam, 24, plays the piano, taught himself how to read the Koran and is getting a masters degree in Islamic studies. Not one of these accomplishments came easily. Diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome (a form of autism) at age three, it was up to Benabdeslam’s father to help his son achieve his utmost potential.
“I work hard with him to reach this level,” says Benabdeslam.