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Key Words – Brainstorm Autism Treatment Children Adults Diagnosis Special skills Education Family resources Immunizations Statistics Other disorders associated Types Social skills Exams and test Symptoms Where to get help
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Autism a brain development disorder that is characterized by impaired social interaction and communication, and restricted and repetitive behavior, all starting before a child is three years old. This set of signs distinguishes autism from milder autism spectrum disorders (ASD) such as Asperger syndrome.brain development disorderautism spectrum disordersAsperger syndrome Of the other four PDD forms, 5syndrome is closest to autism in signs and likely causes; Rett syndrome and childhood disintegrative disorder share several signs with autism, but may have unrelated causes; PDD not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) is diagnosed when the criteria are not met for a more specific disorder.  Unlike autism, Asperger's has no substantial delay in language development.  The terminology of autism can be bewildering, with autism,5syndromeRett syndromechildhood disintegrative disorderPDD not otherwise specified  language development  There is no single treatment, and the effectiveness of particular interventions is supported by only limited data.  Intervention is aimed at improving symptoms and function. The mainstay of management is behavioral therapy, focusing on specific deficits to address poor communication skills, obsessive or repetitive routines, and physical clumsiness.  Most individuals improve over time, but difficulties with communication, social adjustment and independent living continue into adulthood.  Some researchers and people with Asperger's have advocated a shift in attitudes toward the view that it is a difference, rather than a disability that must be treated or cured.  behavioral therapy independent living