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Autism - Autism Information
This page contains links to eMedTV Autism Articles containing information on subjects from Autism to Autism Information. 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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Autism is a developmental disorder that results in impaired thinking, feeling, and social functioning. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at autism, including information about characteristic behaviors, symptoms, and treatment.
- Autism and MMR Vaccine
Many parents wonder if autism is caused by the MMR vaccine. This eMedTV article discusses this question in detail, describing studies done on the possible link and explaining why current research suggests that there is no connection between the two.
- Autism Causes
While there are no known causes of autism, recent studies suggest that some people are genetically predisposed. This eMedTV resource outlines some of the recent research into possible causes of this condition.
- Autism Education
This portion of the eMedTV site identifies the general goals of autism education for children in various age groups. This article also contains questions parents should consider asking about their autistic child's individual education program.
- Autism in Adults
As this eMedTV segment explains, adult autism can create a unique set of challenges. This article offers advice for those dealing with adults who have this condition, including information about living arrangements and government programs.
- Autism Information
As this eMedTV article explains, autism is a brain disorder that limits a person's communication skills and ability to interact with others. This resource provides more information on autism, such as symptoms, treatment options, and more.