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Autism

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

    A child with autism appears to live in his or her own world, showing little interest in others and a lack of social awareness.

  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders

    Children with PDD have difficulty with language, communication, socialization, and motor behaviors. Autism is an example of a PDD.

  • Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Autism spectrum disorders, which include autistic disorder, affect children in different ways. Some children have mild symptoms, others have severe limitations.

  • Interacting with a Child Who Has Autism or Asperger

    If you are a parent or grandparent of a child with an ASD, it can be heartbreaking if you feel like you just can't connect with him or her. But learning more about these disorders and what has helped others should help you and your relationship.

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