Oct 31 / Simcha

Autism and Family Relationships (K. Doheny)

There is ripple effect in a family with an autistic child, an astronomical one in terms of family dynamics. Dr.┬áCecelia McCarton, founder of The McCarton School and Center for Developmental Pediatrics in New York notes that family members — parents,┬ásiblings, grandparents, and extended family members, are all affected by a child’s autism.

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