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Wiggy Wash boy en­joys vol­un­teer role By Jan­ice Helmick Five-year-old Wil­liam Wait di­rects cars into the Wiggy Wash in Springville sport­ing his of­fi­cial Wiggy Wash cap.

Wil­liam Weight ap­pears to be a typ­i­cal 5-year-old boy. He will be turn­ing 6 in Au­gust and will be go­ing to kinder­garten this fall.

Wil­liam has Asperger’s syn­drome, which is a de­vel­op­men­tal dis­or­der char­ac­ter­ized by sig­nif­i­cant dif­fi­cul­ties in so­cial in­ter­ac­tion and non­ver­bal com­mu­ni­ca­tion, along with re­stric­tive and repet­i­tive pat­terns of be­hav­ior and in­ter­ests. It is a milder autism spec­trum dis­or­der and dif­fers from other autis­tic dis­or­ders by rel­a­tively nor­mal lan­guage and in­tel­li­gence.

Wil­liam vis­ited the Wiggy Wash car wash in Springville about a year and a half ago, and he loved to watch the cars and trucks go through the wash tun­nel. His fam­ily con­tin­ued to take him to Wiggy Wash sev­eral times a week and he fell in love with the busi­ness. The folks at the car wash thought he was neat lit­tle guy and with su­per­vi­sion let him di­rect traf­fic into the wash tun­nel.

When we met him on June 13, the first thing he told us was he works in the wash tun­nel and he needed to be out there. Ed fol­lowed him into the tun­nel with his camera and took pic­tures of him di­rect­ing the cars into the proper po­si­tion.

Janae Warner, Wiggy Wash man­ager, and Brent Wig­nall, an owner of the Springville Wiggy Wash, gave the em­ploy­ees per­mis­sion to

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