‘Situation is crisis all the time. There is no plan,’ says Ontario parent of adult son with autism

Toronto Star | August 24, 2016, Written by Andrea Gordon

Once adolescents “age out” of children’s services at 18 and leave high school at 21, they enter an adult system with limited day programs and assisted housing options, and waiting lists that can last years.

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Tomer Golyak, 19, enjoys a walk with his father Vitaliy at a park near their North York apartment. The lack of supports since Tomer turned 18 has left the family in a state of crisis for the past year.

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