Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Autism is not a single disorder, but a spectrum of closely related disorders with a shared core of symptoms. Every individual on the autism spectrum has problems to some degree with social interaction, empathy, communication, and flexible behavior. But the level of disability and the combination of symptoms varies tremendously from person to person. In fact, two kids with the same diagnosis may look very different when it comes to their behaviors and abilities.

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Original Article Source Credits: helpguide, https://www.helpguide.org/

Article Written By Melinda Smith, M.A., Jeanne Segal, Ph.D., and Ted Hutman, Ph.D

Original Article Posted on : June 2019.

Link to Original Article: https://www.helpguide.org/articles/autism-learning-disabilities/autism-spectrum-disorders.htm

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