Introduction

In 1988 Barry Levinson made Rain Man, a magnificent and touching movie.

After showing this movie, a lot of people asked: Where are the Rain Men here in Flanders?

Yes, this question has been on our minds for a long time: Where do autistic adults stay?

Unfortunately, we found the following answer: at home with their ageing parents, on the fringes of society, in psychiatric homes, in closed institutions, on medication...

They can be dealt with differently!