What Is Autism?

Autism Spectrum Disorder is very common. About 1 in 50 school aged children had parent reported ASD in 2011-2012. There have been changes in DSM-5 with the category of Autism Spectrum Disorder being introduced  which includes Autistic disorder, Asperger’s disorder, Rett’s disorder and Pervasive Developmental Disorder-NOS from DSM-IV. Researchers have studied several important questions in this disorder.

Just what is Autism? Or What is the relationship of vaccines and autism? Or What are the best treatments for Autism including types of therapies for Autism? Or Can you cure Autism? Below you can see the best evidence based answers to these questions.

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