Scary Stats

For parents, few subjects are as mystifying or controversial as autism. And this week The New York Times reported that a new study by the Autism Research journal suggests that the father’s advancing age is just as important as the mother’s in determining a child’s risk of developing autism.

It’s bad news for dads over 40, but good news for older moms who hopefully can now stop blaming themselves if their child develops this bewildering, heart-wrenching condition.

Read the article here.


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