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  1. Autism Patient Education Center

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

  2. Rett Syndrome

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  3. Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDDs)

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

  4. History of Autism

    Where did the term autism come from, and how has knowledge about autism changed over the years? WebMD gives you the background you need to have a better understanding of the history, types, diagnosis, and treatment of autism.

  5. 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.

  6. Autism Spectrum Disorders

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

  7. The Latest on Autism

    WebMD reviews the latest information about autism, including research into the causes of the disorder.

  8. Autism Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and More

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

  9. 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.

  10. Tips for Parenting a Child With Autism

    If you are parenting a child with autism, learn more from WebMD about treatment options and special challenges you may face in the future.

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