Autism: Current Theories and Evidence
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By Catharine Paddock Ph. Fact checked by Gianna D'Emilio. New research challenges one theory about autism and the brain.
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Follow us on Facebook. Twitter Feed. Tweets by ResearchAutism. Causes of Autism There are various theories as to what causes the different forms of autism - including Asperger syndrome, autistic disorder and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified. Most researchers believe that autism has a variety of causes. Medical Research Council 'Research over the last half century has established autism as a neurodevelopmental disorder. National Autistic Society 'The causes of autism are still being investigated.
London: NAS Autism Society of America 'There is no known single cause for autism, but it is generally accepted that it is caused by abnormalities in brain structure or function.
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Being autistic does not mean you have an illness or disease. It means your brain works in a different way from other people.mitwiz.com/zacak-a-buon.php
An Introduction to Possible Biomedical Causes and Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Autism is not a medical condition with treatments or a "cure". But some people need support to help them with certain things. Being autistic does not mean you can never make friends, have relationships or get a job. But you might need extra help with these things.