68 Things To Know About Children With Autism
One in 68 children is now identified with an autism spectrum disorder. However, the diagnosis means something different to each person and family affected by it. "If you meet one person with autism, you've met one person with autism," Stephen M. Shore, EdD once said. In celebration of World Autism Awareness Day and National Autism Awareness Month, we asked the HuffPost Parents community on Facebook to tells us what autism is -- and what it is not -- in their unique experiences. Here are their answers.
Lifetime Costs Of Autism Can Exceed $2 Million, Study Says
A new study has found that the cost of supporting a person with an autism spectrum disorder throughout his or her lifetime can soar as high as $2.4 million.
Let's End the Stigma of Mental Illness
Look to your left. Look to your right. Look behind you. Look in front of you. One of the people you just saw has been diagnosed with a mental illness.