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Autism Spectrum Disorders Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Autism

  1. Autism Spectrum Disorders

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

  2. 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.

  3. Autism Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and More

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

  4. Autism Therapies: ABA, RDI, and Sensory Therapies

    WebMD explains three effective autism therapies: ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) Training, RDI (Relationship Development Intervention) Training, and Sensory Therapy. Find out what each one is, what happens, and if it's right for you or your child.

  5. Asperger's Syndrome

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

  6. 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.

  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. Benefits of Occupational Therapy for Autism

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

  9. Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDDs)

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

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

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

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