Zach | Learning to Live Supported and Independent While Navigating Communication Issues

Zach is considered nonverbal, yet lights up the room with his fun-loving personality and big smile. Communication issues once left him frustrated, leading to aggressive behaviors and meltdowns. Today, Zach is living in a supported living situation where he is happy and thriving, but recent changes in Medicare threaten to dismantle the progress made.

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The #Imagine21 mini-documentary series highlights the incredible stories of adults living with autism and the unique circumstances they face as they age into adulthood. Through them, viewers will be intimately acquainted with just a few of the people behind this diagnosis and come to a fuller understanding of the value they have to add to our lives when we as a community respond to the challenges they face.

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