A Mother’s Nightmare: A Struggle With Autism

A Benzie County woman struggles every day with her 13-year-old daughter. She has autism and it causes her to be aggressive. It’s put Kelli Stapleton in the hospital several times and now that the family has found a treatment facility, the cost has become too much to handle. This family now has to figure out how to pay for their daughter’s treatment or bring her home too early to potentially dangerous consequences. For all of your news, weather and sports needs: www.upnorthlive.com Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/UpNorthLive Follow us on twitter: @upnorthlive.com Download our app, available for iPhone and Android!

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How do parents who have children without autism deal with raising an autistic child?

As in, they already had children without autism, then they have a child with autism. How do the parenting skills change?

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