Jason McElwain became a superstar 10 years ago when he scored 20 points at the end of a game, totally unexpected, as he was the team's manager and had never played JV or Varsity basketball. The whole moment was captured on video, and after it was picked up by local ABC and NBC news outlets, then CBS Evening News, McElwain's life changed forever.
This weekend, Autism Speaks has teamed up with college basketball coaches for Coaches Powering Forward for Autism to raise awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorders. Find out more here: http://autismspeaks.org/hoops. Post your photos from the games with #AutismHoops and see them here: http://bit.ly/1QqZrWP
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Jason McElwain (aka J Mac, born October 1, 1987) is an autistic man who hails from Greece, New...