20130424 - Mason Fresso - nwherald
Lathan Goumas - lgoumas@shawmedia.com Mason Fresso, 4, bites a counter top in the kitchen while his mother Julia tells him to stop on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at their home in Lake in the Hills, Ill. Mason was diagnosed autistic at age one and the family is attempting to raise money for an autism assistance dog to help Mason.

Lathan Goumas - lgoumas@shawmedia.com Mason Fresso, 4, bites a counter top in the kitchen while his mother Julia tells him to stop on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at their home in Lake in the Hills, Ill. Mason was diagnosed autistic at age one and the family is attempting to raise money for an autism assistance dog to help Mason.