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Autism Spectrum Disorders Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Autism

  1. Understanding Autism -- the Basics

    WebMD provides an overview of autism spectrum disorders, including causes.

  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. 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. Autism - Exams and Tests

    WebMD provides information about autism tests and exams, including screening, that can help doctors diagnose autism early in children.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Autism - Symptoms

    People with autism have some varying core symptoms in the areas of social interactions and relationships.

  8. Asperger's Syndrome - Topic Overview

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

  9. 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.

  10. Asperger's Syndrome - Home Treatment

    Information on home treatment of Asperger's syndrome.

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