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Autism is a complex developmental disorder, and in many ways it is still a mystery to modern physicians. Learn what research has discovered about the possible causes and effective treatments of autism.

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What You Need to Know About Autism

Parents fear their children will develop this disorder. And scientists don't bring much comfort -- there's no known cause or cure. What do we know for sure about autism?


What causes autism?

What causes autism?

Do you know the causes of autism? Find out the causes of autism in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

What are the common characteristics of autism?

What are the common characteristics of autism?

Children with autism seem to be locked in their own world. Learn about the common characteristics of autism from this article. See more »

What are some fun activities for autistic children?

What are some fun activities for autistic children?

Autistic children often have difficulty communicating and relating to others. Learn about some fun activities for autistic children in this article. See more »

Autism Treatments

Autism Treatments

There are a variety of autism treatments available. Learn about the different kinds of autism treatments and get tips on choosing a treatment program. See more »

What You Need to Know About Autism

What You Need to Know About Autism

What do you need to know about autism? There's an overwhelming amount to learn. Read what you need to know about autism at TLC Family. See more »

Expert Q & A: Autism
with Sheila J. Wagner, M.Ed

Expert Q & A: Autism with Sheila J. Wagner, M.Ed

This expert Q&A about autism with Sheila Wagner is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about autism with Sheila Wagner from Discovery Health. See more »

What is the autism diet?

What is the autism diet?

The autism diet has grown in popularity thanks to people like like Jenny and Evan McCarthy. What is the autism diet? Does the autism diet work? See more »

Activities for Kids with Autism

Activities for Kids with Autism

These activities for kids with autism may benefit kids in the areas that are tough for them. Learn activities for kids with autism at TLC Family. See more »

Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism spectrum disorders is a group of disorders with similar symptoms. Learn more about autism spectrum disorders from Discovery Health. See more »

Autism Causes

Autism Causes

Autism is caused by abnormalities that exist in the brain structures or functions. Learn more autism causes at Discovery Health. See more »