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What is Autism?

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What is Autism?

Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to the National Institute of Mental Health, is a developmental disorder that affects communication and behavior.

Today, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) says that autism affects an estimated 1 in 59 children in the United States.

Autism can present as a broad range of challenges including social skills, repetitive pattern of behavior, and special interests or activities. These challenges are sometimes due to a hypersensitivity to sensory stimuli.

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