March 9, 2007
BY STEVE PATTERSON Staff Reporter
Fran Bernstein wants what is best for her severely autistic, 48-year-old son.
So do those operating the Chicago group home where Bradley Bernstein lives.
But they disagree on what is the best way to respond when the stockily built Bradley begins a violent outburst.
His mother has long relied upon a small jolt from a cattle prod to calm her son down.
But disability advocacy groups, as well as the company running Bradley's group home, Trinity S