Children with autism grow up to be adults with autism. However, the majority of media attention is geared at children. This is likely due to the success of early intervention services. However, there is a whole population of autistic adults out there right now and services are spotty. One clinic in Sacramento, California is focusing on providing comprehensive services to adults on the autism spectrum.
“The pediatric neurologist is starting a unique clinic for people with autism, aged 18 to 21.
“A clinic specifically that says we’re going to take care of neuro-developmentally disabled patients with autism and similar conditions, who grow up out of the pedicatric age group and want to come to a place where we understand their medical problems,” said Dr. Chez. “
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