Time magazine is doing a cover story on autism: The Secrets of Autism. Some numbers from the article… “Not long ago, autism was assumed to be comparatively rare, affecting as few as 1 in 10,000 people. The latest studies, however, suggest that as many as 1 in 150 kids age 10 and younger may be affected by autism or a related disorder — a total of nearly 300,000 children in the U.S. alone.” My son is one of those children; I wrote about him on this site last year. Autism is so baffling, so difficult to treat, that I am at a loss sometimes even to talk about it. But I want you to know this fact about me — if the only thing we can do is talk about it, then I will talk. Someday we’ll do more.