Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism spectrum disorders are neurodevelopmental disorders. It is characterized by impaired social interaction and communication, repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behavior and uneven intellectual development, often associated with mental retardation. The symptoms begin in early childhood. The cause is unknown in most children, a genetic involvement is suspected. In some patients, the disorder can be caused by medications. Diagnosis is based on the previous development and observation. Treatment includes behavioral…

September 3, 2018