For those with autism in Colorado, specialized and compassionate care is vital. However, many of the centers tasked with that care are choosing to leave the state. The reason? Funding from the federal government isn’t keeping pace with their services. That’s left so many searching for other alternatives. This week on Real Talk with Denver7 and CPR News: how families are coping, tips for finding services yourself, and how the autism care field is working to keep the remaining centers from leaving the state.
Real Talk airs on CPR News and KRCC on Fridays at 3:30 p.m. and Mondays at 6:30 p.m. The TV show airs on Denver7 on Saturdays at 5:30 a.m. and Sundays at 3:30 p.m. It also airs on Local3 on Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. and Sundays at 6:30 p.m.