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People who have Autism tend to excel in visual skills, music, math, and art. Although there social skills are not as developed as they should be. Kids who have autism may not respond when you speak to them or become very angry when trying to talk. Children may find normal sounds painful and cover there ears. They become attached to normal objects and associate objects with feelings 1 in 100 people are diagnosed with autism. Although it is more common in boys, 1 in 252 girls are diagnosed and 1 out of 54 boys are confirmed to have some form of autism. There is no know cause or cure for autism.Autism
A developmental disorder that appears in the first 3 years of life, and affects the brain\'s normal development of social and communication skills.
U.S Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Child Disintegrative disorder
Pervasive Development Disorder
A disorder of the nervous system that leads to developmental reversals, especially in the areas of expressive language and hand use. It is only found in girls because it only damages on X chromosome.
A condition in which children develop normally through age 3 or 4. Then, over a few months, children lose language, motor, social, and other skills that they already learned.
Also called PDDs, Pervasive Development Disorder refers to a group of conditions that involve delays in the development of many basic skills, (to communicate, and to use imagination). Children with these conditions often are confused in their thinking and generally have problems understanding the world around them..
A form of PDD, Asperger Syndrome is a milder form of autism. Kids who have Asperser\'s may act normal most of the time. But they may have some differences that make them seem “not normal”.