BOSTON (CBS) – Award-winning White House correspondent Ron Fournier joined WBZ-TV’s Liam Martin and Paula Ebben to discuss the challenges of raising a child with autism.

Fournier has covered the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations for the National Journal and the Atlantic.

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He calls this election cycle the “year of disruption.”

Fournier has also written a book, “Love That Boy,” about raising a son with autism.

White House correspondent Ron Fournier with his son and Barack and Michelle Obama. (WBZ-TV)

White House correspondent Ron Fournier with his son and Barack and Michelle Obama. (WBZ-TV)

In Love That Boy, Fournier says he has grown as a parent thanks to his son.

“This isn’t about loving your child despite what makes them different. It’s about loving your child because of what makes them different,” said Fournier.

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