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Autism spectrum print that page

The autism spectrum , also called autism spectrum disorders ( ASD ) or autism spectrum conditions ( ASC ), with the adjective autistic sometimes replacing the noun autism , is a spectrum of psychological conditions characterized by widespread abnormalities of social interactions

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Autism therapies print that page

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atypically to medications, the medications can have adverse effects , and no known medication relieves autism 's core symptoms of social and communication impairments. [ 15 ] Many alternative therapies and interventions are available, ranging from elimination diets to chelation therapy

List of people on the autism spectrum print that page

This is a list of notable people known or speculated to have been diagnosed or misdiagnosed with autism , Asperger syndrome (AS), or another condition on the autism spectrum . Due to the fluctuating and imprecise criteria for the diagnosis of Asperger syndrome and of autism , even a

wikipedia.org | 2011/5/15 15:39:12

List of people with autism spectrum disorders print that page

This is a list of notable people known or speculated to have been diagnosed or misdiagnosed with autism , Asperger syndrome (AS), or another condition on the autism spectrum . Due to the fluctuating and imprecise criteria for the diagnosis of Asperger syndrome and of autism , even a

wikipedia.org | 2011/9/26 21:28:22

List of fictional characters on the autism spectrum print that page

Fictional characters identified by the authors as having conditions on the autism spectrum . This article includes only fictional characters explicitly described in the work or otherwise by the author as being autistic or having Asperger syndrome . It is not intended to include speculation

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Autism print that page

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Autism has a strong genetic basis, although the genetics of autism are complex and it is unclear whether ASD is explained more by rare mutations , or by rare combinations of common genetic variants. [ 5 ] In rare cases, autism is strongly associated with agents that cause birth defects

Epidemiology of autism print that page

The epidemiology of autism is the study of factors affecting autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Most recent reviews of epidemiology estimate a prevalence of one to two cases per 1,000 people for autism , and about six per 1,000 for ASD; [ 1 ] because of inadequate data, these numbers

wikipedia.org | 2011/9/26 20:05:56

Sociological and cultural aspects of autism print that page

Although some prefer to use the person-first terminology person with autism , [ 3 ] some members of the autistic community prefer autistic person or autistic in formal English, to stress that autism is a part of their identity rather than a disease they have. [ 2 ] In addition, phrases

wikipedia.org | 2011/9/29 10:07:24

Autism rights movement print that page

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The autism rights movement ( ARM ) (also neurodiversity movement or anti-cure movement or autistic culture movement ) is a social movement that encourages autistic people, their caregivers and society to adopt a position of neurodiversity , accepting autism as a variation in functioning

Seaver Autism Center print that page

The Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment is an interdisciplinary, translational, and collaborative effort between clinicians and scientists at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and institutions across the United States and abroad. The Center is dedicated to discovering the biological

wikipedia.org | 2011/5/14 6:31:37