I read the whole article on my phone; that in of itself is unusual...and the article was particularly long by NYT standards. But oh my...it's worth reading.
Terrifying. Miserable. (As I imagine the Parent (writer) going through such difficulty)
But the Terror and the Misery have to be exponential for the autistic child: yet, look at those sketches...I was floored.
May We Remember The Sidekicks...and make sure they are not left behind.