20130424 - Mason Fresso - nwherald
Lathan Goumas - lgoumas@shawmedia.com Mason Fresso, 5, sits in his therapy room at his Lake in the Hills, Ill. home on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Mason was diagnosed autistic at age one and is non-verbal, the family is attempting to raise money for an autism assistance dog to help Mason.

Lathan Goumas - lgoumas@shawmedia.com Mason Fresso, 5, sits in his therapy room at his Lake in the Hills, Ill. home on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Mason was diagnosed autistic at age one and is non-verbal, the family is attempting to raise money for an autism assistance dog to help Mason.