Most badges require speaking, but one Boy Scout with nonverbal autism has earned the highest rank

Most badges require speaking, but one Boy Scout with nonverbal autism has earned the highest rank

(CNN)Achieving the highest honor of Boy Scouting is no easy feat: One must spend years earning 21 merit badges involving topics such as first aid, communication and environmental science Earning most of these requires a scout to communicate verbally, like giving a speech or collaborating with a team Timmy Hargate, 21, who has nonverbal autism,…