Autism is one of a group of neurodevelopmental disorders, which are characterized by impaired communication and social interaction, and restricted, repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behaviors or interests.
Many causes of autism have been proposed, but understanding of the theory of
causation of autism and the other autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is incomplete
Jul 15, 2015 ... There is no known single cause for autism spectrum disorder, but it is generally
accepted that it is caused by abnormalities in brain structure or ...
Experts are still uncertain about all the causes of autism. ... and genetic factors –
set the stage for autism and make a child more likely to have the disorder.
Jan 19, 2015 ... In no certain order, I have read the following explanations for autism over the
years: Autism is caused by mercury. Autism is caused by lead.
Autism Speaks is dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the
causes, prevention, treatments and a possible cure for autism. Great strides have
None of these influences appears to “cause” or “prevent” autism by themselves.
Rather they appear to influence risk in those genetically predisposed to the ...
WebMD provides information to your family about dealing with autism and
answers common autism concerns including symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and ...
Autism: Causes. To date, there is no accepted single cause of Autism although
there are numerous theories. It is becoming apparent that 1) ASD is most ...
Experts don't fully understand all of the causes of autism spectrum disorder. It
seems to be genetic, mostly. And it usually involves more ...