When parents learn that their child has autism, it's difficult to know what to do next: How can I help my child? What are the best therapies? What will it cost?
It can take years to get a diagnosis in the first place, let alone come up with a daily routine.
Four parents who live in the Washington D.C. area shared with us the moment they learned their children had autism, and the signs that led them to seek a doctor's opinion.