Autism is a brain disorder in which communication and interaction with others are difficult.  The symptoms of autism may range from total lack of communication with others to difficulty in understanding others' feelings.  Because of the range of symptoms, this condition is now called Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  This information is from WebMD.  Start here for many topics about the condition.

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Arizona State University Curriculum and Instruction: Autism Spectrum Disorders (MEd)

 

Autism, Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD)- University of Michigan Health System

 

Autism disorders greatly linked with environmental factors, study claims

 

Autism Information Page - National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes

From the National Institutes of HealthNational Institutes of Health

 

Autism - MedlinePlus - A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
From the National Institutes of Health
National Institutes of Health

 

Autism - National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

 

Autism - Psychology Today

 

Autism Speaks - Organization

 

Autism Society

 

Autism Spectrum Disorders (in Adults and Children)

Medicine Net

 

Autism Spectrum Disorders Health Center WebMD

 

Autism Spectrum Disorders - CDC

 

Autism - The Mayo Clinic

 

Autism - Wikipedia

 

Breakthrough using unique therapy for children with autism spectrum disorders

 

Chemist claims she reversed daughter's autism

 

Deficient Cholesterol: A Common New Factor in Autism

 

Environment as influential as genes in autism, study says

 

Medical Resource: A Guide to Understanding Autism Author:

 

Missing link found between brain, immune system; major disease implications

 

New Findings on Autism and Carnitine Autism Speaks

 

National Autism Association

 

One in Sixty-eight Kids Has Autism, CDC Says

 

Rise in Autism Diagnoses Doesn't Surprise Doctors Studies from the CDC and the New England Journal of Medicine.

 

Study Finds No Link Between Autism, Celiac Disease -

Research casts doubt on practice of placing children with autism on a gluten-free diet, experts say.

This is based on a large new study.

It should be noted that some people strongly believe there is a connection between Autism and Celiac Disease.

 

Study reveals why autism is more common in males

 

Taking Prenatal Iron May Lower Your Child's Risk of Autism

 

The extraordinary art of autistic 'five-year-old Monet'

 

The high cost of autism--and why it's worth it

 

The Next Frontier of Medicine Scientists find relationships between the brain and gut bacteria. It mentions probiotics and autism

 

This Doctor Made a Blind Man See and an Autistic Boy Speak and more

 

Treating Infants for Autism May Eliminate Symptoms

 

UC Davis Scientists Exploring Link Between Autism, Syndrome Found in Newborn Horses

 

Victory Academy - Oregon's only year-round school for children with autism

 

What an autistic boy typed on his iPad shocked his mother, sparked questions about heaven

 

What a Young Boy Who is Blind and Autistic Did on a Church Stage is Truly Inspirational - Must see article and video.

 

What is Autism?  What causes Autism? - Medical News Today

 

What We Don't Understand About Autism "Focusing on language can help autistic kids achieve the 'most significant improvement.'" Helen Tager-Flusberg

 

 

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