Reclaiming Your Child's Job Rights: "Job Ready" is not what you think
When after a ten-year wait Ben received his Medicaid Waiver award – “Mr. Burns, you’ve won the Texas Lottery” – I ask the agent what was covered. “Living expenses, speech therapy, and dayhab,” she said.
She lowered her eyes. “Adult daycare.” And Ben‘s future snapped shut.
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Dan E. Burns, PhD, taught Communication courses as an adjunct professor at Southern Methodist University, the University of Texas at Arlington, and the University of Phoenix. Burns is the author of Saving Ben; he is Contributing Editor to Age of Autism, Adult Issues Liaison for AutismOne, chair of Autism Trust USA, a charity focused on empowering parents to organize communities where their ASD children and others can live and work, enjoy life, give back to society, and continue to heal.