Autism Topic Guide
Autism: Autism is a complex behaviorally defined developmental disorder with three core features: 1) impaired reciprocal social interaction, 2) impaired communication, and 3) restricted use of interests, behaviors, and activities. The cause of autism is thought to be the result of a neurological abnormality. Symptoms and signs of autism are reflective in the three core components of the disorder. There is no cure for autism; however, signs and symptoms may be controlled or managed with medication and behavioral therapy.
Autism Spectrum Disorder FAQs We have answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about autism spectrum disorder. Get an overview about the brain disorder that interferes with a child's ability to communicate and relate to other people.
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