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Medical Reference Related to Autism

  1. Understanding Autism -- Prevention

    Learn more from WebMD about preventing autism.

  2. 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.

  3. Asperger's Syndrome - Treatment Overview

    Treatment for Asperger's syndrome strives to improve your child's abilities to interact with other people and thus to function effectively in society and be self - sufficient.

  4. Asperger's Syndrome - Symptoms

    Although there are many possible symptoms of Aspergers syndrome, the main symptom is severe trouble with social situations.

  5. 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.

  6. Asperger's Syndrome - Topic Overview

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

  7. 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.

  8. Asperger's Syndrome - Home Treatment

    Information on home treatment of Asperger's syndrome.

  9. 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.

  10. Autism - Home Treatment

    WebMD describes different home treatments for autism, including finding child care, accepting support from others, and managing symptoms of autism in your child.

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