An Edmonton man with severe autism may not be able to read or speak, but Brad Fremmerlid has a knack for something that many of us often find tedious and difficult. “I could give him a complex LEGO Technic project, up to 1,000 pieces, with over 100 pages of instructions – and without any help at all, he'll simply open up the box, go through the instructions, and he’ll build it perfectly,” said his dad, Mark.Brad has become an expert at reading instruction diagrams and building things after years of practice.
“When he was younger, we always had to keep him busy, so I had him build models. And I thought the best therapy for him to develop his mind was to always build something different. ”After building about 2,000 projects over the past 20 years, the 24-year-old has now started building for others through his company, “Made By Brad.”
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Rebecca is an independent publisher working to help siblings of children with emotional challenges.