Autism, part of a group of disorders known as autism spectrum disorders (ASD), is a complex neurobiological disorder that typically lasts throughout a person's lifetime. Learn about common signs, causes, treatment, and services available for children with autism.
Review Date: October 31, 2014
This booklet defines autism, and answers questions about treatment approaches, medications, and options for enhancing social skills and opportunities for learning. Coping strategies for family members are discussed as well.
Review Date: July 14, 2014
NIH National Institute of Mental Health -NIMH
Asperger syndrome (AS) is a neurobiological disorder that is part of a group of conditions called autism spectrum disorders. Learn about sign and symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and how to help your child.
Review Date: November 16, 2012
The Nemours Foundation
What distinguishes Asperger's Disorder from Autism Disorder is the severity of the symptoms and the absence of language delays.
Review Date: January 05, 2015
The Autism Society
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