Simultaneously, rising up like a breaching leviathan is the Age and Autism with 1 in 88 children aging out of the special education school system.
“Just days after a young man massacred a group of first-graders at an elementary school in Connecticut; Dr. Leonard Rappaport (chief of developmental medicine) sat down with a mother who had brought her 7-year-old son in for an appointment at Children’s Hospital in Boston. …… “That’s impressive,” Rappaport told her. “You’ve got all your Christmas shopping done.” … It wasn’t a gift list, she explained. It was a list of the mental health professionals she had called to no avail: Either they weren’t taking new patients, or they wouldn’t accept her insurance. The list contained 66 names. …”
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