Saturday, April 19, 2014
  • What Causes Autism??

    Not long ago, the answer to this question would have been “we have no idea.” Research is now delivering the answers. First and foremost, we now know that there is no one cause of autism just as there is no one type of autism. Over the last five years, scientists have identified a number of rare gene changes, or mutations, associated with autism. Research has identified more than a hundred autism risk genes. In around 15 percent of cases, a specific genetic cause of a person’s autism can be identified.
  • The Mystery of Autism

    Autism doesnt have to remain a mystery. Knowledge is the key to unlocking the mystery. We are dedicated to helping parents, teachers, professionals, patients and the general public become educated on this sometimes puzzling topic.
  • Ask Questions

    Autism and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors.
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