Articles related to autism
Welcome to the About.com Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders
Resources, information, ideas, and support for the autism community.
Causes of Autism Spectrum Disorders
As of now, there is no agreement on the causes of autism. There is, however, a great deal of new research on the subject. Scientists are finding surprising new ...
Adults and Autism
What is life like for adults on the autism spectrum? Find opportunities for self- advocacy, meet and greet other adults with ASD diagnoses, and find resources for ...
Autism Treatment Basics and Options
How do you choose a treatment for autism? How does one autism treatment differ from another? Which autism treatments are the most effective? Which is the ...
There's no known cure for autism. But there are enough autism treatment options to fill a library full of books. Find out what's available, how it works, how it's ...
Autism 101 - the About.com Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders
Autism Spectrum Disorders can be mild or profound, and may include a surprising range of symptoms, quirks, talents and abilities. Learn more about autism ...
Autism Screening Quiz - Autism Signs in Toddlers - Pediatrics
Does your child have any signs or symptoms of autism? Try our autism screening quiz to find out if your child needs further evaluation for autism or another ...
Autism Symptom Checklist - Before You See a Doctor
Does your child have these autism symptoms? No individual symptom is a sign of autism, and it can be very tough even for professionals to diagnose an autism ...
What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder?
In May 2013, a new version of the diagnostic manual for mental disorders was published. In it was a whole new set of criteria for understanding what autism is, ...
What Are the Early Signs of Autism?
Aug 26, 2014 ... According to the CDC, as many as 1 out of every 68 children may be autistic, so if you're a parent of a young child and worried about the early ...