Autism and the Environment: Challenges and Opportunities for Research

  title={Autism and the Environment: Challenges and Opportunities for Research},
  author={Bruce Altevogt and Sarah L. Hanson and Alan Leshner},
  pages={1225 - 1229}
Autism spectrum disorder is a complex developmental disorder that dramatically affects the lives of patients and their families and the broader community. The causes of autism are unknown; however, evidence increasingly suggests that a complex interplay among environmental stressors, genetic mutations, and other biological factors likely plays a significant role in the development and/or progression of autism spectrum disorder. On April 18 and 19, 2007, the Institute of Medicine's Forum on… 

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