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Autism

by coltstersmom
Last updated 4 years ago

Discipline:
Health & Fitness
Subject:
Illness & Disease
Grade:
1

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THERE IS NO KNOWN CAUSE OR CURE!

1 in 88 children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder

AUTISM

There are different forms of the Autism Spectrum(ASD)--Asperger's Sydrome-Austism Disorder-Disintegrative Disorder-Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)

Symptoms of children with ASDs can be different for each child.

Symptoms of ASD:Little of no eye contactWants to be left aloneObsession of subjectRepeating words or phrasesDelayed language skills or non verbalMad, upset or tantrums over small changesFlapping of arms, rocking of body

Girls that are affected with ASD have more severe symtoms

Defined as a group of developmental disabilities (held by one person) that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges.

Boys are affected 5X more than girls.


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