SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Being a parent is a demanding job, especially for those parents whose children have disabilities.
Kyler loves playing with super hero action figures, like many other 5-year-old boys.
However, his mother says Kyler has disabilities that others can’t see.
Doctors diagnosed Kyler with autism and three other disorders, meaning he has limited communication skills.
“I have no idea what he was saying, and he doesn’t know what I’m saying,” said Eliese Livingston, Kyler’s mother.
To notify others of her non-verbal son, Livingston placed stickers on her car that read, “Autistic Child. May not respond to verbal commands.”
Recently, she discovered that someone else had a message of their own.
“It’s just appalling, all of it. Undisciplined, spoiled and entitled, or whatever they were trying to say,” she said.
Someone taped the words alongside the autism sticker, frustrating this protective mother.
“He will struggle for his entire life and these people want to make fun of it,” she said.
Livingston filed a police report for vandalism, saying she hopes nothing like this happens again.