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Parents exhausted with nowhere to turn

A "mentally and physically exhausted" Ontario mother is speaking out about how there is little help for her severely autistic 21-year-old daughter. "I'm losing sleep. I think about this just about non-stop," said Hope Galloway, 59, from Barrie.
Her daughter Martha spends her days in a school program, stocking shelves at a local store, but at the end of June she will graduate and has nowhere else to go.

Galloway says: "She needs to be with other people and contributing to society and the feeling that she has a meaningful existence," .

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