Life After an Autism Diagnosis

Four years ago, when a neurologist diagnosed Judith Ursitti's son, Jack, with autism, she packed his baby blankets in a box and gave them to Goodwill. "Jack is a different boy than the engaging baby he was," Ursitti explained of her son, now 6 years old. "Throwing away the baby things for me symbolized that our lives were changing." Such is the turmoil faced by the families of the estimated one out of 150 children across the country diagnosed with autism. Autism Spectrum Disorder has garnered...Full Story
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