Were you looking for information about Autism? Autisme is a common misspelling of autism.
Autism is the most common condition in a group of developmental disorders known as the autism spectrum disorders. It is characterized by three distinctive behaviors, including having difficulties with social interaction, displaying problems with verbal and nonverbal communication, and exhibiting repetitive behaviors or obsessive interests. While the causes of autism are unknown, it may be associated with genetics and environment. Treatment for the disorder, which generally involves therapies and behavioral interventions, is focused on improving symptoms.
(Click Autism for more information about this disorder, including who is affected by it, what symptoms may occur, and what treatment options are available. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on autism.)