Autism

What is Autism?

Autism meaning A chronic developmental disorder usually diagnosed between 18 and 30 months of age. Symptoms include problems with social interaction and communication as well as repetitive interests and activities. At this time, the cause of autism is not known although many experts believe it to be a genetically based disorder that occurs before birth. Top of Page B

 

reference: Glossary of Vaccines and Immunizations Terms – www.vaccines.gov