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Parents of autistic children 'exasperated' by financial costs

Cameron Dearlove
Kitchener, Canada

May 2, 2013 — Devon is unlikely to have a job after he graduates, and Pearce is dreading the possibility that he may be left without any government support come the fall of 2015.

“I have a countdown on my phone that tells me that in 860 days, we’re going to be completely screwed because that’s the day the school bus stops coming to the front door,” she says.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2013/05/01/f-autism-parents-costs.html

Parents of autistic children 'exasperated' by financial costs - Canada - CBC News
Parents of autistic children 'exasperated' by financial costs - Canada - CBC News
Amanda Telford's decision to leave her severely autistic son at a provincial developmental services office in Ottawa this week was a drastic step for a frustrated parent. Telford says caring for her 19-year-old son, Philipp, without sufficient government support had become unmanageable.
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