Archive | April, 2013

Q: What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?

by Maria Diaz, MD FAAP A: Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a general term for a group of complex disorders of brain development. ASD covers five related developmental disorders: Autism, Asperger Syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder, Rett Syndrome, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD). Experts estimate that 1 out of 88 children in USA will have an […]

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