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Alex, who has severe autism, plays outside with chalk. His parents are asking the NDIS for extra funding.

About a boy: 'I am no longer a mother, I am a carer'

Parents of an eight-year-old boy with severe autism who refuses to wear clothes, is incontinent, unable to communicate, self harms and can attack others, say they will be forced to relinquish their child unless given more support.

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