Only A Game Published by Only A Game For Walker Aurand, Hockey Was The Right Therapy For Autism Listen 10 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/680183/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Walker Aurand was diagnosed with autism at the age of 2. His parents were told that he wouldn't get past a 4th grade level in math or reading. Walker ended up graduating high school with honors -- and now he's playing hockey at Davenport University.