TITLE

Autism

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
World Almanac & Book of Facts;2004, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Almanac
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an overview of the developmental disorders associated with autism. Consideration of how autistic people have trouble with social and communication skills; Factors that influence the onset of autism; Treatment that may help children learn how to develop skills that combat the biochemical imbalance in the brain.
ACCESSION #
12117354

 

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