AEST 15:30, Thu Apr 3 2014
British personality Melanie Sykes has spoken about her son’s autism in an effort to raise awareness of the condition.
Appearing on UK TV show Daybreak on World Autism Day, the 42-year-old mother discussed life with an autistic child.
According to Melanie, it’s a hoot!
"Valentino makes me laugh every single day - he is a real character and a joy," she told presenters Lorraine Kelly and Aled Jones.
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