I came by my work as a special needs lawyer naturally, in that my husband and I have a severely autistic son, our first child, who is now a young adult. We have navigated the educational system and the transition years, and Billy is now attending a community day program at the Charles River Center in Needham. At this point he still lives at home, although we are working on creating a group home for him in Framingham. Here is my story.
“Not even close.”
This is what I said to my pediatrician when she asked me the very simple yet profound question “What does he do when you ask him to go get his shoes?”Read More