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Testing for Autism

What is autism?
Autism is a complicated neurobehavioral state that involves impairments in human interaction and developmental communication and communication skills combined with hard, repetitive behaviors. Because of the variety of signs, this position is now termed as an autism spectrum disorder.

·autistic disorder ·pervasive developmental disorder, not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) ·Asperger syndrome
Who is at risk for autism?

Autism serves to move in families, and having one autistic child raises the risk of having another: Parents who have one autistic child have a 1 in 20 or 5% the chance of having another child with autism. "A younger sibling of a child with autism is 5 to 10 times more likely to have autism than a child in the general population. Like twins are also more liable to give autism than twins who do not share all the same genes.”
What are the symptoms of autism?
Some kids who are on the spectrum begin showing signs as young as a few months old. Others appear to have he…