Facing Autism in New Brunswick: JAMA Study: $2.4 Milliion (US) Lifetime Cost of Care for Person with Autism and Intellectual Disability

JAMA study points out US lifetime costs of care for a person with autism disorder and intellectual disability will approximate $2.4 million US (ASD W/Out ID #1.4 million). For children special education and parental productivity loss were largest cost components. For adults residential care, supportive living accommodation individual productivity loss and much higher productivity costs ...

Facing Autism in New Brunswick: Adults with Severe Autism Disorders: Do Canadians Give a Damn?

Taylor McNee, photo from CTV In Ontario the family of 18 year old Taylor McNee is fighting for a place for him to live.  The CTV,  to its credit, is covering this story in detail. It isn’t the feel good, kumbaya, autism is beautiful fluff that too often passes for autism awareness and disabilities policy. ...