Autism Spectrum Disorder (An Introduction)

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Abstract:

This one-page handout with accompanying audio and video educates people about autism, also called autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It discusses what autism is, describes its range of symptoms, and explains that its causes are unknown but that genes and environment play important roles. It outlines evaluation, diagnosis, and approaches to treatment. Adapted from the text of the MedlinePlus Health Introduction.

Author(s):
Healthy Roads Media
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Review:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
Country:
N/A
Population:
N/A
Copyright:
Licensed by Creative Commons
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
1/30/2015
Record Last Updated:
8/11/2016

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Audio: Listen (MP3, 426 KB)
Russian
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Somali
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Audio: Listen (MP3, 533 MB)
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