If a pill could cure or manage Autism related symptoms, would you take it yourself or give it to your child?

There was a really interesting article about how science has, for the very first time, discovered autistic behaviors are connected to a certain chemical in the brain. 

The article is found here.

This raises a very serious and likely equally controversial question.

If Autism is in fact tied to a chemical in the brain, there’s potential to correct that problem with medication. 

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Would Autism become something akin to depression? You take a pill everyday to manage the symptoms of depression..

That being said, the question of the hour is this.  If a pill could cure or manage Autism related symptoms, would you take it yourself or give it to your child?

There is a virtual minefield of ethical and moral questions but putting those aside, if you can, what would you do and why?

Please understand that I’m not suggesting we should or shouldn’t do this.  Everyone will have a different opinion, based on their personal experience but the question remains…..

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