The minute she heard the word "autism" as a possible concern about her son, she knew, unequivocally, the way parents sometimes do. Walk with Kriston Norris on her autism journey, part of a series of profiles of the remarkable families in IAN.
What parent doesn't watch their "tween" become a teen without a twinge of anxiety? Factor autism into the equation, and parents may well wonder how the changes of adolescence will affect their child.
Watch an IAN video of psychologist Fiona Miller, Ph.D., discussing her research on the experiences of parents raising children with autism.