It's World Autism month, and the condition is thought to impact one percent of people, but is under-diagnosed in Pacific communities.
Rachel Tuisaula six-year old has autism, which she calls his “special power”.
“I never say “disorder”, I never say “special needs”, because my spiritual belief is that that Silas is wonderfully and fearfully made, he sees the world differently to how we see.
“The word “naughty” is the misconception but I don’t blame people because they’re not educated. So you use your mouthpiece to educate those who don’t have an understanding.”