The headline of this story Autistic Man's Acting Odd Lands Him in Jail only covers half of his diagnosis, and makes a critical exclusion. He also has schizophrenia, which certainly is connected with "odd" behavior. Regardless, his situation is sad and worth sharing. The future is now.
Read the full article and watch the video at CBS Dallas Fort Worth
The 28-year-old hides inside his small Dallas apartment because of fear that police will arrest him wherever he goes.
“I see a cop right there, so that tells me that I should not be going outside not for nothing.”
Wimberly is both autistic and schizophrenic, so he struggles with self-control.
Despite his condition, Blake has progressed enough to live on his own. But his mother, Lori Lux, says a trip to a grocery store started a downward spiral. “I see a man who has shut down,” she said.