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Autism is a developmental disorder that typically appears during the first three years of life. It affects the brain's normal development of social and communication skills.


Autism results due to a neurological disorder that affects the normal brain function. There is no known cause for autism.

As compared to a normal child, autistic children do not reach the developmental milestones like crawling, walking, saying the first word etc. on time. Autistic children are not slow learners or of a lesser IQ or suffer from mental retardation. Instead, they are very special children who have difficulty in communication and social interaction. They often come across as those who remain engrossed with restricted and repetitive behavior patterns. No two people with autism will have exactly the same symptoms. Therefore, health care providers think of autism as a ‘spectrum’ disorder.

Autism lasts for lifetime. There is no cure, but there are quite a few treatment options available for autistic children. Treatments include behavior and communication therapies and medicines to control symptoms. Early treatment can be beneficial to autistic children and help them lead a better life.

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gaushi Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Hi... I am Atish from Pune, Maharashtra, India. I am into a stem cell therapy company. Where we provide stem cells solution to various neurological disorders. Any of you wish to know more about it please revert me ASAP. Thank you
atish_stem1 Saturday, January 7, 2012
I am a father of an autistic child and he is a wonderfull boy that needs alot of love. yes he is specail and i wouldnt change it for the world. If the insurance companys would be alittle more understanding I think that we would be able to deal with the everyday pressure that the situation give us.........
guest Saturday, July 12, 2008
AIKYA is organising a workshop for parents and teachers of children with ASD on drama therapy. This would help them to help kids in developing their communication and social skills on February 28and 29,2008 at Chennai.
Parvathy Thursday, February 21, 2008

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