OPENING THE DOORWhen I first told my father about my oldest son Nat’s autism, Dad said, “Well, he’s still our Nat.” Our Nat. I remember being stunned by the simplicity of that response, thinking, “does he really get what I just said?” even though he is an intelligent man. For some time after that, I took many opportunities to rub his face into the rotten places autism took me to. But his reaction was maddeningly the same: basically, that Nat was just great, and what was I complaining about?
By Susan Senator
Grandmothers who smoked in pregnancy may have triggered autism in grandaughters - Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph.co.uk *Grandmothers who smoked in pregnancy may have triggered autism in grandaughters* *Telegraph.co.uk* Grandmothers who smoked during pregna...
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