Does Autism Begin Before or After Birth?

Could new treatment be on the way?

Although Deisher believes that the researchers could have gone further in their reporting of their findings, she does not diminish that it has been an important breakthrough in the field. She also references how it has the potential to have a large impact on the parents of those with autism, as it may serve as a source of hope that a treatment may be on its way if autism is developed after birth.