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Autism Spectrum Disorders Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Autism

  1. Asperger's Syndrome - Home Treatment

    Information on home treatment of Asperger's syndrome.

  2. Autism - Treatment Overview

    WebMD provides in-depth autism treatment information including behavioral therapy, speech therapy, medications, physical therapy, alternative therapies, and support from family and friends.

  3. Autism - Topic Overview

    WebMD provides information to your family about dealing with autism and answers common autism concerns including symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatments for autism.

  4. Asperger's Syndrome - Exams and Tests

    Asperger's syndrome is a developmental condition in which people have difficulties understanding how to interact socially. A diagnosis is best made with input from parents, doctors, teachers, and other caregivers who know or who have observed the child.

  5. Asperger's Syndrome - Topic Overview

    Asperger's syndrome is a developmental disorder in which people have severe difficulties understanding how to interact socially.

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

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

  7. Benefits of Occupational Therapy for Autism

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

  8. 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.

  9. Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDDs)

    WebMD's overview of pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs), including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

  10. Rett Syndrome

    WebMD explains what causes Rett syndrome, a rare form of autism that affects only girls. Plus, here you'll learn about the symptoms and treatments as well as what to expect if your child has Rett syndrome.

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