Family Stories: Parents offer advice to parents concerned about their child's development or a diagnosis of autism

Understanding Autism

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Anthony and Stephanie, parents of Jazmere, share their reactions to Jazmere’s autism spectrum diagnosis. They discuss how their initial feelings of self blame and confusion were neither fair to themselves nor helpful to Jazmere. They advise parents to try to learn more about the disorder and work with their child instead of placing fault on themselves.

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