Parents need to beware of claims that any individual or institution will "cure" their child's autism. Of course, it is the dream of anyone who loves a child with autism, that continuing research may lead to a possible cure. It is important to continue to support foundations conducting scientific research on the causes and future cure for Autism Spectrum Disorder. In the meantime, there is good news! Certain interventions have been found to be highly effective in increasing the social and communicative skills of individuals with ASD. Early Intervention is the key.