==[1] Autism-Description
definition of autism- the term autism refers to conditions appearing in childhood. All of the conditions involve social problems, communication problems, imaginative abilities, and repetitive behavoirs.

  • In order to be considered a autistic disorder some of these conditions must appear before the age of three
  • Each child diagnosed with an autistic disorder is different from every other and so general descriptions of autstic behavoir and characteristics do not apply equaly to every child
  • Asperger symdrome is the mildest type of Autism
  • Autism is the fastest growing serious development disability in the U.S.

[2] http://www.minddisorders.com/A-Br/Autism.html
  1. ^ ==
    Edwards, Michele Engel. Autism . San Diego, CA: Lucent Books, 2001. Print.
  2. ^ Snedden, Robert. Explaining autism . Mankato, Minn. : Smart Apple Media, 2010. Print.