S. is a joyful, people-pleasing, loving 19-year-old with low-functioning autism and cerebral palsy. S. is currently finishing his high school career, and will soon need some new people in his life! S. has some additional diagnoses, and therefore is nonverbal; he is unable to communicate his wants and needs and depends on individuals in his environment to complete all hygiene and independent living tasks. S. abides by a routine that he has honed over his lifetime. He requires constant supervision and total
hands on assistance for most self-care tasks. Specifically, S. needs assistance dressing and undressing, taking a bath, brushing his teeth, and he wears pull-ups at all times. However, S. also loves to interact with everyone around him and enjoys a huge range of activities including anything outdoors, car rides, etc.