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Which Kids Will 'Grow Out' of Autism?


Susan Elmer juggles the many needs of her 15-year-old son, Timothy, who has lived most of his life with Asperger's syndrome, a condition considered on the spectrum of autism disorders. The telltale signs of Asperger's -- which include communication difficulties, obsession with narrow subjects and a difficulty picking up on certain social cues -- make crucial activities like learning in a school setting a challenge.

Senh: I'm didn't know that kids can grow out of Autism. That in itself is good news for me.


Missing Boy With Asperger's Spent 11 Days in Subway

The mother of a 13-year-old boy with Asperger's syndrome who was missing in New York City for 11 days says her son spent the entire time in the subway system.


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