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Songstress Toni Braxton and her husband Keri Lewis are proud parents to two sons – Denim Cole, 4 1/2, and Diezel Ky, 3 1/2. Toni recently spoke out about the challenges she’s faced as a mother, particularly being taken seriously and getting her younger son diagnosed with autism.

Toni feels some anger towards Diezel’s doctor, saying, "They dismissed me. I don’t know if it would have made a difference or not for him to be diagnosed earlier, but they had a ‘wait and see’ attitude. It makes me so angry because a mother knows when something is wrong with her child."

Thanks to CBB reader Bella.

Have you or someone in your family had an experience with autism? Did you have trouble getting a diagnosis like Toni did?