What is Autism Spectrum Disorders


Autism Spectrum Disorders are a complex group of heterogeneous disorders of brain development with a spectrum of similar neuro-behavioral manifestations and disabilities. The Center for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) defines Autism Spectrum Disorders as  a group of developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. There has been an exponential rise in prevelance of autism in recent times.

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  1. A good educational video on classic autism is seen on You Tube, titled, “Classic Day with Classic Autism.” It shows a good day. Other videos on this same channel show very disturbing days where autistic person is punching self or having seizure activity.

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