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What is Autism?
The National Institutes of Health defines Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) as "a complex developmental disability that causes problems with social interaction and communication. Symptoms usually start before age three and can cause delays or problems in many different skills that develop from infancy to adulthood."
Disorders within this category include:
See the NIH Publication Autism Overview: What We Know for more information.