Luisa Frasca has been advocating for her son Daniel, who has autism, his whole life.
It’s a job that doesn’t end, even now that Daniel, who lives with his parents in Old Greenwich, is 51.
In fact, the family’s challenges have become more pronounced in recent years, as they make plans for a future when Luisa, 72, and her husband Frank, 86, will not be around to care for Daniel.
It’s a system already hampered by budget cuts, that some say isn’t well equipped to support people with autism as they enter adulthood, and may not be able to handle the influx of the increasing number of children diagnosed with autism.
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