News Junior Rodeo Champion Says Creating Awareness for Autism Begins With Talking SHARE ON: Nick Birnie, contributor, Monday, Apr. 17th, 2017 Photo Credit: Supplied by Mel Berube The Ontario Rodeo Association’s number one ranked junior rider is focused on conquering more than just bucking broncos this April. 17-year-old Mel Berube says Autism affects her close to home. //www.mykapuskasingnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Berube-Autism-2.wav Berube says that getting people talking is how we create more awareness. //www.mykapuskasingnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Berube-Autism-1.wav She says she hopes her success in rodeo can continue to give her opportunities to help speak about issues such as Autism.