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Autism

Autism is a brain disorder that often makes it hard to communicate with and relate to others. With autism, the different areas of the brain fail to work together. Most people with autism will always have some trouble relating to others, but early treatment can help.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Specialist Medical ReviewerFred Volkmar, MD - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Last RevisedOctober 9, 2012

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Last Updated: October 09, 2012
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