What is the definition of autism ?

Answer Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder that affects social functioning, communication skills, reasoning and behavior. There is no standard type of autism, as there are many different symptoms... Read More »

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Autism and Its Medical Definition?

Autism as of 2010 is diagnosed in an average of 1 out of 110 children, according to the US Centers for Disease Control. Some have suggested there is an "autism epidemic"; but autism is not "catchab... Read More »

What was the MMR and autism about?

A doctor, Andrew Wakefield, who was being paid as an advisor to a lawyer who was representing families trying to sue for damages after children became ill after the MMR vaccine, published in The La... Read More »


There are three distinctive behaviors that characterize autism. Autistic children have difficulties with social interaction, problems with verbal and nonverbal communication, and repetitive beha... Read More »

Does autism ever go away?

YES!!!!! YES!!!!! YES!!!! With a lot of work, some people have completely recovered from Autism! I hope after reading a bunch of "No's" that you have continued to read to find the answer to your ... Read More »