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Reported by: Sherry Christian
Email: sherrychristian@cbs21.com
Last Update: 5/24 8:47 am

A part time job at Royer’s flower shop on Queen street in Lancaster has helped 22-year old Laura Pavlovic improve her social skills.
Difficulty picking up on social cues is one of the challenges people with Asperger’s Syndrome, a form of Autism, have.
And as a result, “Aspie’s” as they are affectionately called can often be isolated.
But, as a child, Laura had her mother’s help taking her to doctor’s appointments and activities that are paid for by the state.
Once Laura turned 21, funding for education, therapies and other support that exist for children, ceased for the adult Laura.
But in the state of Pennsylvania, there are programs geared specifically for adults — which don’t exist in other states.
One of the programs is ACAP — or Adult Community Autism Program.

Read in Full:  http://www.whptv.com/news/local/story/UPDATE-Adult-Autism-Program/Qegcl9hrqk2vUZijPFPSZA.cspx



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