Autism Facts

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Autism actually refers to Autism Spectrum Disorders, a group of neurodevelopment disorders with symptoms that range from mild to severe. Disorders on the autism spectrum are Autistic Disorder (sometimes referred to as classic autism), Asperger's Disorder, Childhood Disintegrative Disorder, Rett's Disorder, and Pervasive Development Disorder - Not Otherwise Specified.