08 Mar '12, 3pm

Two Tragic Deaths and Why Autism Education Should Go Up to Age 25 | Care2 Causes

Two Tragic Deaths and Why Autism Education Should Go Up to Age 25 | Care2 Causes

Every day I think about what will happen to my child after I am gone. This is a frequent comment in a San Jose Mercury News story about Elizabeth Hodgins, who shot her 22-year-old autistic son, George, and then killed herself on Tuesday in their home in Sunnyvale, California. The story really hit me. As I’ve written before, my teenage son Charlie (pictured above) is autistic and on the more severe end of the spectrum. He will always need full-time care. My husband Jim and I have done our best to provide him with a good life and a good education so far but what about that part of Charlie’s life when we are no longer here to guide the way for the boy we call our best pal ever? George Hodgins, says the San Jose Mercury News , had attended the Morgan Center, an autism school in San Jose, since he was 6 years old. Educational services end for autistic students when they are 21 ...

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