Autistic Spectrum Digest (Autism) Issue 8, June 2014 - Page 10

Trent Girone wins viewers hearts on the ‘Wheel Of Fortune’ “Wheel Of Fortune” – The tv show welcomed its first-ever contestant with additional needs on Wednesday April 30. Trenton “Trent” Girone, 21 from Arizona made history as #TeamTrent started to trend on twitter during the episode as viewers tweeted in support. Trent has overcome nine brain surgeries and has Aspergers syndrome and Tourette Syndrome. VIDEO Singer Geoff Sewell spreads the news about autism and releases new song Geoff Sewell – is a pop opera singer and known as one of the singers in the group Amici Forever. He is dad to Sienna 11, who has autism. On his latest album, ‘Live Love Sing’Sienna and younger sister Olivia make their recording debut on the single Heal Me which was co-Witten by Se well’s wife, Simone. ◙ VIDEO