Anthony Ianni was diagnosed with autism at 4 years old. Medical professionals informed his parents that he would not be successful in school and that college was out of the question. They also informed them that their son would not be able be able to participate in athletics. He proved them WRONG! He graduated high school and went on to graduate from Michigan State University, earning his bachelors degree in Sociology. Anthony also was a full scholarship member of the MSU Men's basketball team. Check out his story HERE.
About the Author
Ryan Lockard, CSCS, CSPS is the founder and head trainer of Specialty Athletic Training and is accredited by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a Certified Special Populations Specialist. He is a member of the board of directors for the Autism Society of America and the Central Oregon Disability Support Network.