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Living With A Daughter on the Spectrum

At some point all children who are on the spectrum grow-up which brings another handful of questions to families living with a child with autism. Cafe Mom’s Lindsay Ferrier talks with Leisa Hammet, mother of 18-year-old Grace who was diagnosed with moderate severe autism with speech and language difficulties at the age of 3.

Listen as Leisa talks about coping with Grace’s diagnosis and how they found Grace’s talent for art. But now that Grace is reaching adulthood her mother is hopeful that she will be able to live on her own and work amongst the rest of society despite the red tape that the government has when it comes to services for adults on the spectrum.

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