Lynn and Randy Gaston were overjoyed to discover they were having triplets after many arduous years of trying to conceive. But at eighteen months, the boys began exhibiting odd new behaviors-among them, toe-walking, arm-flapping, and in Nicholas, a sudden muteness. Terrified and dumbfounded, Lynn began researching their behavior on the Internet. The same glaring diagnosis kept popping up-each boy was displaying symptoms of autism, though each at a different point on the spectrum.
Receiving little support from their own pediatrician, Randy and Lynn hired their own therapists and began intensive behavioral treatment, not covered by their health insurance. Filled with practical advice and an extensive resource list, it is an essential guide for any family touched by autism.
“The Gastons have persevered with grace and courage through circumstances that would knock any family to its knees”Ellen Notbohm - Author of Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew