will that be the wonder drug to stop the autism epidemic in its tracks?  Probably not.  We’ve been down this road before, but hope springs eternal for the drug that flips the switch and opens the mind to communication and less auto pilot.

Drug shows promise in kids with autism, researchers say

        Karen Weintraub, Special for USA TODAY     6:43 p.m. EST February 6, 2014

 

Autism may result from a faulty chemical switch that doesn’t get flipped in time to help the brain develop normally, a new research study suggests.