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What Will Happen When My Child is an Adult?

San Francisco Gate, by Laura Shumaker, Writer/Autism Advocate, 2011 This is a question that keeps parents of children with autism awake at night. Trust me. In the state of California, it’s estimated that 84% of all regional center consumers with autism are under 22, the age when services from their local school districts end. The […]

ABC Spells a Better Chance for Students with Autism

Tucked in an unlikely corner of a Richmond business park, is a school that caters to the unique needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. A Better Chance School is a nonpublic school that operates under the umbrella of the California Autism Foundation, an organization that provides educational and developmental services, job opportunities and housing […]