Housing for Adults

Leaving Baltimore: Finding a home; Searching for a new beginning

By on January 1, 2005

newszap.com reports:

One year ago this week, Patricia Lewis, 44, left her siblings and her Northwest Baltimore neighborhood for the Eastern Shore. With her, she collected up the few worldly belongings she owned and most importantly, her 8-year-old son, Karih.

Karih suffers from a form of autism known as Asperger's Syndrome. The condition leaves the child with challenges learning how to play and interact with other children. He was initially...

Parents fight for new home for autistic daughter

By on September 16, 2004

A Welsh family has launched an urgent bid to build a new home to help their autistic daughter, who lives in fear of noises causing her physical pain.
Stephanie Blayney, 14, suffers from both autism and the rare condition, hyperacusis, which means that everyday sounds - including children's voices and traffic - can inflict agony.
When she hears the noises in her village of Guilsfield in Powys, Stephanie presses her hands over her ears and...