The chronicles of Ben

At Easter Seals we talk a lot about success. We link to stories about our child and adult representatives and we tell stories meant to inspire. There’s good reason to – – our services and supports help thousands of people every year.

We’re also very aware of the challenges people with autism and their loved ones face on a daily basis. This Chicago Tribune article by David Royko is a candid, funny, heart-wrenching account of his family’s decision to send his 12-year-old son Ben to a residential treatment facility.


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  1. Easter Seals and Autism » Blog Archive » Aging out at 18 Says:

    […] group home where Gus lives, but as it happens, I have heard of this family: Patricia Wright wrote a blog post here about them after the Chicago Tribune published an essay David Royko wrote when he and his wife […]

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