Although we've seen some societal progress in recent years regarding how autism spectrum disorders are understood, it's still a toss-up as to how much the average person gets about it.
And while the nature of each person's condition can give them some unique challenges all on its own, this can mean that some autistic people will have difficulty accessing services or finding employment depending on where they find themselves.
That's certainly frustrating for adults, but it's particularly hard when children face that lack of understanding in their daily lives. And that's why it often means the world to parents when their kids are able to form a connection with someone who does get what they're going through and shows them kindness.
And that's why one mom is celebrating a Georgia barber who was able to patiently walk her son through some of his biggest triggers.