For most parents of children with autism, the disorder is a mystery. They have no idea what caused it and can only use therapies to try to deal with the symptoms.
But a Massachusetts couple that does know what caused their two sons' autism is working with researchers who hope to develop a treatment. One of those scientists is a Nobel Prize winner.
From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Lynn Jolicoeur of WBUR brings us this story.
This segment aired on November 12, 2013.