Is it possible to recover from autism?

Raun Kaufman was diagnosed with autism at age 2. His parents were told his IQ was less than 30 and that his was a "hopeless condition."

"I had no language, no communication, I didn't look at people, didn't communicate with people. I would spend hours and hours every day rocking back and forth, flapping my hands in front of my face," he told ANC's Headstart.

While the diagnosis and the prognosis would have been heartbreaking for any parent, Kaufman said his mother and father, neither doctors nor autism specialists, didn't give up. 

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7th October 2017