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Autism Spectrum Disorders Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Autism

  1. Autism Patient Education Center

    Helpful resources about Autism including interactive tools, message boards, clinical trials and more.

  2. Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDDs)

    WebMD explains pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs), including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

  3. Autism Spectrum Disorders

    WebMD explains autism spectrum disorders, including Asperger's syndrome, Rett syndrome, PDD-NOS, and childhood disintegrative disorder.

  4. High-Functioning Autism and Asperger's Syndrome

    Whether it's labeled high-functioning autism or Asperger's syndrome, the condition presents daily challenges. WebMD examines the treatments, challenges, and ways families can help.

  5. Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for Autism

    WebMD explains Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for children with autism, including elibility requirements and the process of creating an IEP.

  6. Benefits of Occupational Therapy for Autism

    WebMD examines the role of occupational therapy in a treatment plan for autism.

  7. Parenting a Child With Autism

    If you are a parent of a child with autism, learn more from WebMD about finding information about the disorder and various treatment options.

  8. Gluten-Free/Casein-Free Diets for Autism

    WebMD explains the theory behind the gluten-free/casein-free (GFCF) diet for autism.

  9. Autism Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and More

    WebMD explains various forms of autism, including possible causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

  10. Benefits of Speech Therapy for Autism

    WebMD explains the central role of speech-language therapy in the treatment of autism.

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