Autism

Autism is a developmental brain disorder that is characterized by difficulty in communication, social interaction and behavior.

There is a lack of coordination between different parts of the brain and people with this disorder often find it difficult to relate to others.

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Stethoscope Make an appointment with a primary care doctor

Doctor Managed with therapy & medications

How many people Males are affected more often than females

Clock Chronic: can be lifelong

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What is Autism?

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What is Autism?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can lead to several complications for individual's who have this disorder. Read this article to learn more about ASD.

Facts about Autism

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Facts About Autism

Autism is becoming more and more common, but many are still unsure about the causes. Boys and girls are both affected, but autism is five times more prevalent in boys.

How common is Autism?

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How Common is Autism?

Autism is becoming a more common diagnosis as time goes on. Read this article to learn just how common it is.

What is World Autism Awareness Day?

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What is World Autism Awareness Day?

There is no single known cause for autism spectrum disorder, but it’s widely accepted that it is caused by abnormalities in the structure of the brain. Just like everyone else, people with autism move through substantial life changes. In honor of those with autism, April 2 is officially Autism Awareness Day. Read this article to learn more.

Autism in Adults

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Autism in Adults

We hear a lot about children with autism, but what happens to these children when they reach adulthood? Children with autism, in many cases, become happy, healthy, and productive members of society. Yet, with autism comes the need for more detailed and thought out plan for life. Learn more.

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Is There a Relationship Between Autism and Vaccinations?

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Is There a Relationship Between Autism and Vaccinations?

There have been concerns by most people who suggest that vaccines given to infants may contribute to their acquiring autism later in life. These concerns have led some of these parents to turn down vaccination for their children in order to prevent ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). But, what is the truth?

What are the  Factors that Contribute to Autism?

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What are the Factors that Contribute to Autism?

Twenty years ago, no one seemed to know what autism was- but now, it has become one of the most feared diagnosis' for new mothers who are confused as to how it happens and if there is anyway to protect their child. Read more about some known factors that contribute to autism.

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Is There a Cure for Autism?

Treatment

Is There a Cure for Autism?

It is natural to ask your doctor about the cure for any disease once you have been diagnosed with it. The same is true for those diagnosed with autism. Unfortunately, there is no cure for autism. Read this article to learn more.

Tips for Parents who are Raising a Child with Autism

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Tips for Parents who are Raising a Child with Autism

Having a child with autism can raise several challenges for you and your entire family, but you will find relief with a few necessary lifestyle modifications.

Choosing the Right Education for Your Autistic Child

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Choosing the Right Education for Your Autistic Child

Children with ASD need help and support when it comes to their education. Because every child is different, some will need highly-specialized education, while others will follow a more mainstream path. Which choice is right for your child?