I have heard several times, "It will get better when they get older."
No it doesn't!!! This is one very small proof that when you have a child with autism, it doesn't get better. The stress is always there!
When most families have things in life to look forward to, families with autism don't have much to look forward to other than more heartache and stress as the children with autism become adults.
Here is a link to the Dateline's episode on autism last night