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.

Links Compiled by Nancy Allen

A Guide to Understanding the Full Ramifications of Autism Spectrum Disorder


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


Asperger Syndrome from Autism Speaks


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



Related to Autism



Asperger's Syndrome