Four Stages of Raising Autism

Raising Autism™, the topic of a forthcoming book by certified autism specialist Cathy Purple Cherry, discusses how the autism experience has the potential to be transformative through the evolution, development, growth and ultimate empowerment of the entire family unit.

Autism is a family affair. As parents, we do not raise a child on the autism spectrum―we raise a family impacted by the joys and challenges of autism. The effects of autism are far-reaching, extending well beyond one individual diagnosis.