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Adults with Autism

Some adults with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), especially those with high-functioning autism or with Asperger syndrome, are able to work successfully in mainstream jobs. Nevertheless, communication and social...
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Medications for Autism

Medications are often used to treat behavioral problems, such as aggression, self-injurious behavior, and severe tantrums, that keep the person with an autism spectrum disorder (“autism”) from functioning more...
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Treatment of Autism

There is no single best treatment package for all children with ASD. One point that most professionals agree on is that early intervention is important; another is that most...
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How Autism is Diagnosed

Although there are many concerns about labeling a young child with an autism spectrum disorder, the earlier the diagnosis of autism is made, the earlier needed interventions can begin....
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Conditions Associated with Autism

There are a number of concerns that often accompany someone with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), otherwise known as autism. Sensory Problems When children’s perceptions are accurate, they can learn...
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An Introduction to Autism

Autism. Not until the middle of the twentieth century was there a name for a disorder that now appears to affect an estimated every 1,000 children ages 3-10,...
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General

Disturbances of the Mind

Disturbances of the Mind by Douwe Draaisma is a book regarding various illnesses ranging from Bonnet Syndrome to Alzheimer’s, with an entire range of brain diseases in between.  It...
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Autism / Asperger

Asperger’s Syndrome

Asperger’s Disorder — also known as Asperger’s Syndrome or just AS — is a mild form of autism, recognized as a mental health concern that sometimes requires treatment. Asperger’s...
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