The statistics concerning autism are staggering. Studies estimate that one in every 110 children will be diagnosed with the disorder, and that the prevalence rate increases by 10 to 17 percent each year. Yet, as sobering as these figures are, they fail to get at the heart of raising and loving a child with autism. After the diagnosis, new challenges (and victories) enter the family dynamic. Parenting a child with autism requires patience, strength, humor and the ability to face the... More >>>