Sunnyvale mom kills autistic son, self, police say. A mother who recently told others she felt overwhelmed by caring for her son who had autism, reportedly shot her son, then herself. To read the entire story from the SF Gate, follow the link: SF Gate Article
Caregiving demands will increase sharply in the coming years, not only for those with developmental disabilities but also for those experiencing age-related challenges (e.g., dementia). We are at a critical turning point with demands increasing and resources (e.g., funds) decreasing.