Most women have probably walked into a public restroom at some point and seen a mother with a little boy. In today’s world, it is probably not safe to send a young boy alone into the men’s restroom.
What if the boy that mother had in tow were fourteen? What if an older teen boy were in the care of a young woman, not much older than him?
What would be the reaction of others?
About a year ago I was in the public women’s restroom at the mall and saw a woman who was probably in her twenties. She was with a young man in his late teens. She was helping him wash and dry his hands. We three were the only people in the restroom at the time.
I glanced up at the teen and immediately recognized him. I know that he is autistic and has other challenges.
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