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Mum speaks out about closure of autism service

A mother from Grimsby, who launched a legal challenge to try to stop her autistic son's support service from closing, says it will be a lifeline lost when it shuts it's doors for the final time at the end of this month.

North East Lincolnshire Council, who operate 'Asdrel', say alternative support is already available in the area. But Denise and her son Thomas are concerned future children with special needs could be put into schools which lack the ability to offer individual care. Kate Hemingway reports: