May 25, 2018
Shire House founder Liz Kane was recognized by ABC7 as an “ABC7 Star” for her work in establishing Shire House, a community supporting and nurturing young adults within the high-functioning Autism spectrum.
If it seems autism is seemingly everywhere, there’s a good reason for that. Last month, the CDC released new numbers from a study of 11 states that shows one in 59 children is on the autism spectrum. Consider that in 2007, the prevalence of autism nationwide was one in 150.
That explosion in the number of diagnoses has led to a better awareness of autism and the support services to help children and families. But what happens when those kids grow up?