Q & A with Doug Flutie

Doug Flutie opens up about Dougie, Jr. and their family's experience of having a child with autism.


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Welcome to the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism.


The goal of the Flutie Foundation is to help families affected by autism live life to the fullest.

Through our programs and partnerships, we help people with autism get access to care; lead more active lifestyles; and grow toward adult independence.


The Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism was established in 1998 by former NFL quarterback Doug Flutie and his wife, Laurie, in honor of their son, Doug, Jr. who was diagnosed with autism at the age of three.