Autism Linked to Inherited Gene Mutations, Particularly From Dad

Joslyn Gray, 38, of Drexel Hill, Pa., resisted her pediatrician's recommendation that she have her 4-year-old son tested for autism. She didn't think he fit the classic description of autism. He showed emotion. He showed affection toward her. That wouldn't be possible for someone with autism, Gray believed. "I didn't understand what autism was and the vast spectrum of the disorder," said Gray, who blogs for, a Disney-owned online parenting magazine (Disney is also the parent...Full Story
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