Woman with autism to cover Special Olympics

Reporter is paving the way for others

The opportunity to report on the 2015 Special Olympics in Los Angeles—the largest event to hit the city since the Summer Games of 1984—is the thrill of a lifetime for Westlake Village resident Robin Borakove.
Diagnosed at age 41 with Asperger’s syndrome, a highfunctioning form of autism, the 50-year-old author and professional storyteller says the chance to cover the games for the website SpecialNeeds.com has given her renewed purpose—and she’s making the m...

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