Perhaps Ben was autistic the day he was born. It could be that the symptoms, to which we are now accustomed, had lay dormant or existed in mild form. Then something, the big mysterious something, happened to accelerate things. You want desperately to unders ..
I am always amazed at the continued learning that takes place for my son, long after high school and deep into his adult life. A diagnosis of autism brings with it so many misconceptions, one of which is that the behaviors witnessed in a 2 ½ year old are permanent. Of course they are not, as many parents can attest to - they are ever changing throughout their early years, regardless of which therapy is chosen. As long as there are loving interactions and a willingness to accept that autism requires a di ..