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Autism

Autism is a developmental condition of the brain that affects language development, social interaction and behavior. This condition causes various autism spectrum disorders (ASD) that range from mild to severe. Autism (or ASD) occurs in as many as one in 150 children. Males are four times more likely to have autism than females.

It is estimated that more than 1.5 million people in the United States currently have some form of ASD.

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Causes of Autism

Signs of Autism

Treatment for Autism

Speech Language Therapy

Web Resources on Autism

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Last Updated: 04/2013