Autism

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Genetics
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Autism

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is when you’re born with complex disorders of your brain, which means you have trouble with social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication. They have a harder time being social than other people, this disease is very common. Every 1 out of 70 boys are diagnosed, boys are more affected by this disease but overall Every 1 out of 110 children are diagnosed with autism. Some signs are the way the act and the way they speak. Some symptoms are social interaction difficulties; they aren’t very well at communicating, and also their speech.

Treatments

The first stage is screening, general method that identifies a risk for developing autism.The second stage is diagnostics, an examination that by a qualified medical team to accurately diagnose the developmental disorder and the degree of the disorder.

There is no specific treatment for this disease. Each child who is born with is has it in a different way; there for, each child is treated differently. Some treatments might include behavioral treatments, medicine, and/or therapy. The main treatment is to teach a child how to communicate right and teach them social skills. (UNC Medical Center).One treatment the Boston children’s hospital is trying is therapy for their communication. What doctors do is they use different communicating skills like starting a conversation, having a conversation, asking them questions etc. Another treatment they are trying is having patients go on a diet of Casein, Gluten, and all dairy products. It is the ‘Beginner Biomedical Treatment for Autism Spectrum’.

Support for parents

Some support for parents would be they could go to their child’s doctor and talk to them about how to deal with their child’s disease. If their struggling with money to pay for the health bills, then they can ask the government for money for disability. ( UNC Medical Cenetr).

Autism Awarness

About Autism

Ways to help your child

Ways to help your child yourself is to gain their social skills and their social confidence. Ways to do that are sitting down with your shild for about 20-30 minutes a day and just talk to them, and play social games with the like guess who, apples to apples, where's Waldo, etc.

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Research

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Empire state building on 'World Autism Day' (April 2nd)

Every year on April 2nd, the empire state buliding lights up with color for world autism day.

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