The Dallas Morning News: When Those With Autism Age Out, What’s Next?

Kudos to Brendan Meyer of The Dallas Morning News for shining a light on a very real problem and a parent who stepped up with a solution.

RICHARDSON, Texas — Her daughter’s behaviors worsened six months after high school.

Austen Wheeler was screaming more. She was crying. She was biting herself and watching “Sesame Street” and “Blue’s Clues” — TV shows that the 18-year-old hadn’t watched in years.

Jamie Wheeler-Matlock was beginning to see the answer to a question she had long feared: What would happen when her daughter with autism graduated?…

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