Autism Spectrum Disorders

  title={Autism Spectrum Disorders},
  author={C. Lord and Edwin H. Cook and Bennett L. Leventhal and David G. Amaral},
(American Psychiatric Association, 2000). Autism is a Issues in Diagnosis and Defining the Phenotype disorder that usually begins in infancy, at the latest, in Over the last 20 years, the conceptualization of a specthe first three years of life. Parents often first become trum of autism-related disorders, including Childhood concerned because their child is not using words to Disintegrative Disorder, Asperger’s Disorder, and Pervacommunicate, even though he or she recites passages sive… CONTINUE READING
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