She Created Jobs for Her Son and Other Autistic Adults

A mother finds a path to give her autistic son a purpose in his adult life.

When Valerie Herskowtiz's special-needs son graduated from high school, she was both proud and concerned. She was happy that Blake had reached this milestone, but worried about what the future might hold for him.

As Valerie wrote in her story for the March 2017 edition of Guideposts, "Suddenly your child has no structured activities, nothing to do all day.... For the first time, I was at a loss as to how to help my son."

Click through to learn more about Valerie's solution to the problem, one that provides direction and focus for Blake and for a number of other special-needs adults.

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