This lends weight to the theory that autism is a neurodevelopmental condition and not an acquired one.
Long before its formal recognition in 1943, the concept of autism appeared in folklore.
Uniquely, autism is primarily a social, not an intellectual, handicap.
It is generally accepted that autism is caused by abnormalities in brain structures.
Eight months ago, he joined the growing epidemic of children diagnosed with autism .
Even for the most able children and young people with autism , their disability presents enormous challenges.
Children with conditions like cerebral palsy, autism and learning difficulties benefit.
Again, even if such peptides are discovered, their relationship to autism remains entirely speculative.
Only six per cent of people with autism have a full-time job despite often possessing the necessary skills.
He's studying compassion as a way of ameliorating the symptoms of autism .