Autism articles on Wikipedia
Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication, and restricted and repetitive
May 17th 2017

Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks is an autism advocacy organization in the United States that sponsors autism research and conducts awareness and outreach activities aimed
May 25th 2017

Autism spectrum
Autism spectrum describes a range of conditions classified as neurodevelopmental disorders in the DSM-5, published in 2013. Individuals diagnosed with
May 26th 2017

Epidemiology of autism
of autism is the study of the incidence and distribution of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). A 2012 review of global prevalence estimates of autism spectrum
May 29th 2017

Autism therapies
Autism therapies are interventions that attempt to lessen the deficits and problem behaviours associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in order to
May 27th 2017

Sociological and cultural aspects of autism
cultural aspects of autism come into play with recognition of autism, approaches to its support services and therapies, and how autism affects the definition
May 23rd 2017

Outline of autism
following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to autism: Autism – disorder of neural development characterized by impaired social interaction
Jan 5th 2017

Autism Is a World
Autism Is a World is an American short subject documentary film written by Sue Rubin in 2004, an autistic woman with who learned to communicate via the
Apr 17th 2017

Autism rights movement
The autism rights movement (ARM), also known as the autistic culture movement, is a social movement within the neurodiversity and disability rights movements
Apr 26th 2017

Autism Research Institute
The Autism Research Institute (ARI) is an organization that created a controversial program, Defeat Autism Now! (DAN!), in 1995. ARI was founded in 1967
May 24th 2017

Causes of autism
Many causes of autism have been proposed, but understanding of the theory of causation of autism and the other autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is incomplete
May 22nd 2017

Medical model of autism
medical model of autism encourages continual research into the causes of autism, with the primary goal of finding a way to prevent or cure autism. This is a
Apr 29th 2017

High-functioning autism
High-functioning autism (HFA) is a term applied to people with autism who are deemed to be cognitively "higher functioning" (with an IQ of 70 or greater)
Jan 30th 2017

Autism-spectrum quotient
The autism-spectrum quotient (AQ) is a questionnaire published in 2001 by Simon Baron-Cohen and his colleagues at the Autism Research Centre in Cambridge
May 11th 2017

Heritability of autism
The heritability of autism is the proportion of differences in expression of autism that can be explained by genetic variation; if the heritability of
May 6th 2017

Childhood Autism Rating Scale
The Childhood Autism Rating Scale (CARS) is a behavior rating scale intended to help diagnose autism. CARS was developed by Eric Schopler, Robert J. Reichier
Mar 4th 2017

Autism Diagnostic Interview
The Autism Diagnostic Interview-RevisedRevised (ADI-R) is a structured interview conducted with the parents of individuals who have been referred for the evaluation
Oct 21st 2016

Autism spectrum disorders in the media
Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) or autism spectrum conditions (ASCs) describe a range of conditions classified as neurodevelopmental disorders in the
May 22nd 2017

World Autism Awareness Day
World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognised day on the 2nd of April every year, encouraging Member States of the United Nations to take
May 9th 2017

Autism Society of America
The Autism Society of America (ASA) was founded in 1965 by Bernard Rimland and Ivar Lovaas together with Ruth C. Sullivan and a small group of other parents
May 23rd 2017

Autism Research Centre
The Autism Research Centre (ARC) is a research institute that is a part of the Department of Developmental Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge, England
Apr 2nd 2017

Autism friendly
Autism friendly means being aware of social engagement and environmental factors affecting people on the autism spectrum, with modifications to communication
May 27th 2017

Controversies in autism
Diagnoses of autism have become more frequent since the 1980s, which has led to various controversies about both the cause of autism and the nature of
Apr 28th 2017

Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule
The-Autism-Diagnostic-Observation-ScheduleThe Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) is an instrument for diagnosing and assessing autism. The protocol consists of a series of structured
Jan 11th 2017

Autism: The Musical
Autism: The Musical is an independent documentary film directed by Tricia Regan. In April 2007, the film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New
Apr 25th 2017

Center for Autism and Related Disorders
The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD), founded in 1990 by Doreen Granpeesheh, is among the largest autism treatment organizations in
May 23rd 2017

Autism Resource Centre (Singapore)
Autism Resource Centre (SingaporeSingapore) or ARC(S) is a non-profit organisation based in SingaporeSingapore and registered in year 2000. It was started by professional
May 23rd 2017

Autism-Europe is an international non-profit association located in Brussels, Belgium. The association's mission is to advance the rights of people with
Apr 14th 2017

Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by Elsevier. It covers applied topics pertaining to autism spectrum disorders
Jun 27th 2015

Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
The Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders is a peer-reviewed medical journal focusing on all aspects of autism spectrum disorders and related
Jun 29th 2016

Conditions comorbid to autism spectrum disorders
Autism spectrum disorders (ASD), including Asperger syndrome, are developmental disorders that begin in early childhood, persist throughout adulthood,
May 17th 2017

Molecular Autism
Molecular Autism is a peer-reviewed open-access medical journal covering research on the cause, biology, and treatment of autism and related neurodevelopmental
Mar 12th 2017

Global perceptions of autism
discusses diagnosis, treatment, and experiences of autism globally. Although the diagnosis of autism is rising in post-industrial nations, diagnosis rates
May 22nd 2017

Folk epidemiology of autism
of autism is derived from folk science, and refers to the popular beliefs about the origin of autism. Using the rare occurrences or trends of autism in
May 28th 2017

Sex differences in autism
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are currently more commonly diagnosed in males, with a ratio of about 1 female for every 4 males diagnosed. Currently,
Apr 2nd 2017

Extreme Love: Autism
Extreme-LoveExtreme Love: Autism is a 2012 British documentary film by Louis Theroux. The documentary is the first part of Theroux's Extreme-LoveExtreme Love, along with Extreme
Dec 6th 2016

List of films about autism
of films about autism with real or fictional characters. For a list of films with real characters on the autism spectrum, see Autism spectrum disorders
Apr 26th 2017

Combating Autism Act
Act The Combating Autism Act of 2006, Pub. Law No. 109-416, is an Act of the United States Congress (Senate Bill 843) that was signed into law by President
Apr 16th 2017

Wales Autism Research Centre
Wales-Autism-Research-CentreWales Autism Research Centre (WARC) is a department within University of Cardiff, Wales. Focused on autism research, it collaborates with other university
May 26th 2015

Autism Cymru
Autism Cymru is "Wales' national charity for autism" with offices in Cardiff, Wrexham, and Aberystwyth. The organization was established by practitioners
May 27th 2017

Autism Sunday
Autism-SundayAutism Sunday, also known as the International Day of Prayer for Autism and Asperger syndrome, is observed annually on the second Sunday of February.
Sep 9th 2016

Burger School for Students with Autism
The Burger School for Students with Autism was established in 1973 as the Developmental Learning Program. Burger School (pronounced Burjer School) is operated
Jan 4th 2017

Autism Research
Autism Research is a bimonthly peer-reviewed medical journal covering research on autism and other pervasive developmental disorders. It was established
Dec 9th 2014

Autism's False Prophets
Autism's False Prophets: Bad Science, Risky Medicine, and the Search for a Cure is a 2008 book by Paul Offit, a vaccine expert and chief of infectious
Apr 14th 2017

The Autism Directory
concerning autism in the UK, and signpost it from the directory in order to help those living with autism get the help they need. The Autism Directory
Mar 13th 2017

Persecution of people with autism
People with autism have been subjected to discrimination and persecution. Research published in 2013 reported the results of a survey taken of a national
Apr 18th 2017

Kevin Healey (autism activist)
HealeyHealey is an autism activist. He also campaigns against bullying. In 2001, HealeyHealey founded the North Staffordshire Asperger's & Autism Association (NSAAA)
May 25th 2017

Recovered: Journeys Through the Autism Spectrum and Back
Journeys Through the Autism Spectrum and Back is a 2008 documentary about four children who have completely recovered from the autism spectrum. The film
Dec 27th 2016

Autism: Explaining the Enigma
Autism: Explaining the Enigma is a book published by psychologist Uta Frith. This book provided the first satisfactory psychological account of what happens
Mar 31st 2017

Animal model of autism
of an animal model of autism is one approach researchers use to study potential causes of autism. Given the complexity of autism and its etiology, researchers
May 2nd 2017

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