People's Resource Guide To Autism
Approximately 1.5 million people are currently affected by autism, a term used to
refer to Pervasive Developmental Disorders, in the United States. Many parents
are clamoring for information about this growing epidemic, and more seems to become
available every day as scientists begin to understand its causes and the most effective
forms of treatment. Below are links meant to help anyone seeking this information.
History of Autism
- Autism Timeline –
Click on the important dates to learn more about the history of autism.
The History of Autism – Learn the history and how it came to be understood
the way we understand it today.
Signs of Autism
Classifications of Autism
Causes of Autism
Mechanisms of Autism
Daily – An article on possible mechanisms which might be behind autism’s
Autism: An Overview – More information on autism, including contemporary
thoughts regarding possible mechanisms for how autism occurs.
- Recommended Screening
Tools – First Signs gives you their best autism screening tools based
on a comparison of current tests.
Autism United – AU gives you a five minute screening test for one year
Management of Autism
Projection of Autism
Epidemiology of Autism