Autistic Man’s Gift for IKEA Assembly Turns into Business

Autistic Man’s Gift for IKEA Assembly Turns into Business

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furniture assembly from IKEA-julessilver-Flickr-CCCanadians in Edmonton who are baffled by assembly instructions for IKEA furniture can hire Brad Fremmerlid, a 24-year-old man with severe autism who can build anything.

Although he doesn’t read or speak, Fremmerlid has an amazing ability to understand the most complex diagrams, blueprints and pictorial instructions.

His father is helping him market his skill to bring more meaning to his life. For a small fee — currently about $20 — he’ll put together any piece of furniture in your home.

(READ the story from the Toronto Star)

Thanks to Gordon Gray for submitting the link!

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