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What to Do After the Autism Diagnosis


Updated July 20, 2009

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Don't Panic!
For most parents, a diagnosis of autism is like a kidney punch. You feel breathless and overwhelmed. Your world has been turned upside down. But remember that autism, despite its many challenges, is not a dangerous condition. There's no need to panic! You and your entire family will benefit if you can think clearly and calmly.

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