Parents of children with autism who travel frequently for work face special difficulties in keeping schedules consistent, experts say. "I can't explain anything," said television producer Candi Nichols Carter, whose child, Emerson, has autism and is nonverbal. "I had to go to Vegas for four days to work on a show. ... I can't explain that to him. ... The next day, he wakes up and his mother is just gone. It's got to be traumatizing."
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