Diseases and Disorders of Youth: Kids and Autism, 1st Edition

  • Kris Hirschman
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  • ISBN-10: 1682823962
  • ISBN-13: 9781682823965
  • DDC: 618.92
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released July 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Autism is a disorder of the brain and nervous system that can affect a person’s cognitive, communication, social, and physical skills in a wide variety of ways. It is a rising problem among youth worldwide. This book presents a realistic picture of this condition, what is known about its causes, what it’s like to live with it, and the latest on treatments and cures.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: A Global Epidemic.
1: What Is Autism?.
2: What Causes Autism?.
3: What Is It like to Live with Autism?.
4: Can Autism Be Treated or Cured?.
Source Notes.
Organizations and Websites.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.