Families of adult children with intellectual and developmental disabilities are pushing the state to allow them accompany their children to the hospital
Lori Leskin lives every day with the fear that her daughter Sami could get sick and have to go to the hospital. Sami is non-verbal and has a seizure disorder. “I’m terrified of her getting sick, having breathing problems, unable to communicate how she feels, possibly being intubated. The thought of that is absolutely terrifying for me,” Leskin said. ...