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Medical Reference Related to Autism

  1. Autism Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and More

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

  2. Asperger's Syndrome

    Learn more from WebMD about Asperger's syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder that affects language and behavioral development in children.

  3. Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDDs)

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

  4. Benefits of Speech Therapy for Autism

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

  5. The Latest on Autism

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

  6. 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.

  7. Autism Spectrum Disorders

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

  8. 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.

  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. 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.

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