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This page contains links to eMedTV Autism Articles containing information on subjects from About Autism to Asperger Symptoms. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • About Autism
    Children with autism have trouble communicating and forming relationships with others. This eMedTV article will help you learn about autism, including who is affected by it, how it is diagnosed, and more.
  • All About Autism Spectrum Disorders
    An autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that affects 1 in every 500 children. This eMedTV article is all about autism spectrum disorders -- the different types, common symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • All About Pervasive Developmental Disorder
    Does your child have a pervasive developmental disorder (PDD)? This eMedTV article is all about pervasive developmental disorders, which are characterized by delays in social and communication skills. This resource also links to more info on PDD.
  • Asburger Syndrome
    Children with Asperger syndrome often have poor social skills and narrow interests. This eMedTV page lists other symptoms of this condition and explains what treatments are available. Asburger syndrome is a common misspelling of Asperger syndrome.
  • Asperger
    A person with Asperger syndrome will often display an obsessive interest in a single object or topic. This eMedTV page discusses this developmental disorder in detail, including information on identifying characteristics, treatments, and prognosis.
  • Asperger Characteristic
    Perhaps the most identifiable Asperger characteristic is a child's obsessive interest in a single topic or object. This section of the eMedTV library highlights other common Asperger characteristics such as problems with nonverbal communication.
  • Asperger Disorder
    This page of the eMedTV site presents a brief look at Asperger, a disorder characterized by a consuming interest in one particular topic. This segment addresses both symptoms and treatment for this type of autism, with a link to more information.
  • Asperger Symptoms
    As this eMedTV article explains, Asperger symptoms may include clumsiness and problems with nonverbal communication; however, the most noticeable symptom is usually an obsessive interest in a single topic or object.
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