Articles related to autism
What Are Autism Spectrum Disorders? - Children With Special Needs
Autism Spectrum Disorders, sometimes called Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD), are a range of neurological disorders that most markedly involve ...
Your Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders from About.com
Autism symptoms, red flags, resources, information, ideas, and support from that About.com Autism expert, Lisa Jo Rudy.
Autism 101 - Autism Spectrum Disorders - About.com
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 Treatments - Autism Spectrum Disorders - About.com
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 and Children - Pediatrics - About.com
Autism can cause children to have problems with communication, interacting socially with others and they may have certain repetitive behaviors. Learn about ...
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 ...
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 - Autism Spectrum Disorders - About.com
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 ...
What Are the New Criteria for Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorders?
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, ...
Options for Autism Therapy and Treatment
Some help manage symptoms, other teach social and behavioral skills, and still others are intended to cure autism altogether. Find out what's out there, what ...