Alta California Regional Center

Autism diagnosis presents new challenges for boy and family

My son Matthew was diagnosed with High-Functioning Autism in May 2009, one month shy of his 5th birthday.  We never suspected that he might be on the Autism Spectrum.  Ho ...

Hands-on lessons impart skills to developmentally disabled

Kim Clapshaw’s Auburn office is set up like a home. There’s even a full kitchen. It provides a backdrop for teaching functional living skills to the mentally disabled. ...