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The High Cost of Autism: One Parent’s Tale

By JONATHAN BERR Posted 3:30 PM 01/12/11

Having an autistic child can be as big a challenge financially as it can be psychologically.

Parents often spend thousands of dollars in the hopes, fleeting as they may be, of finding a cure for the exasperating illness. Autism Spectrum Disorders are developmental disabilities that affect one out of 110 children — a number that includes my four-year-old son, Jacob.

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