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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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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.


 Repetitive and Obsessive Behavior and Autism

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 Sensory Signs of Autism

Learn about sensory signs of autism, treatment, and other facts about autism from Discovery Health. See more »

Social Signs of Autism

 Social Signs of Autism

Learn about autism symptoms, treatment, and other facts about autism from Discovery Health. See more »

 Sources for Autism Information and Support

Learn about autism symptoms, treatment, and other facts about autism from Discovery Health. See more »

 Unusual Abilities of People with Autism

Learn about unusual abilities, autism symptoms, treatment, and other facts about autism from Discovery Health. See more »

Autism Basics

 Autism Basics

Autism is a condition that interferes with a child's ability to communicate and interact socially. Learn about treatments and the probable causes of autism. See more »

Can TV viewing cause autism?

 Can TV viewing cause autism?

A group of researchers out of Cornell and Purdue has suggested a possible cause for autism: television. Learn more about what they found. See more »

 Secretin No More Effective Than Placebo in Treating Autism Symptoms

Are you wondering about secretin and placebo? Learn about secretin and placebo at Discovery Health. See more »