A Girl with Autism
How my daughter was diagnosed with autism at 15 months old and what happened next.
I wrote this story in 2010 when my daughter, Charly, was 3 years old.
There was nothing remarkable about my pregnancy with Charly, per se, although getting there was a bit of a struggle. It took 18 months, including five months of Assisted Reproductive Therapy (ART), to finally become pregnant with her. I was very sick with a chronic illness at the time and my body seemed to have no interest in further complicating my health by…