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To: Star Traveler

I probably over-stated. Some people can live on their own just fine and have successful careers. Their Autism does not hold them back all that much. But some families do have to worry about children who are likely to never live on their own or have regular careers. That kind of Autism is out there.


17 posted on 03/29/2014 7:11:56 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: ClearCase_guy
Yes that is the case with my grand son. It keeps us all awake at night, scared for his future when we are all gone. My husband and I are spending money to help that we will need for our retirement and his mom and dad are struggling to make ends meet. My son works full time, works on designing web sites when he gets home and basically does most of the housework because his wife is disabled. It is totally exhausting and no, they get no help from the government other than a scholarship that the state of Ohio gives to everyone that decides not to send their autistic children to public school. The public schools would be required to educate him if they didn't take the scholarship and it would probably cost tax payers more to have him educated in the public schools and the education would not be as good.
57 posted on 03/29/2014 7:56:56 AM PDT by muggs (Hope and Change = Hoax and Chains)
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