Here is a two-part account written by a mom in Rhode Island who has tried many medicines and treatments, but found marijuana has helped her 9-year-old son with autism.
Why I Give My 9-year-old Pot
He has autism and a medical marijuana license.
Why I Give My 9-Year-Old Pot, Part II
He has autism and terrible pain. Marijuana is taming his demons.
The author is Marie Myung-Ok Lee, she teaches at Brown University, is the author of the novel Somebody's Daughter, and is a winner of the Richard Margolis award for social justice reporting.