What is autism?
Researches attribute autism
to genetics and environmental factors, but autism has no single, known cause.
Temple Grandin, diagnosed
with autism as a child, gives us a firsthand account about how her mind works
in the TED Talk, The world needs all kinds of minds.Ami Klin
is an award-winning autism spectrum disorder researcher, most notably involved
with advances in early diagnosis of autism. In this interview
, he describes his research on
high-risk siblings and eye-tracking. Ami Klin gives a lecture at
Yale about autism’s impact on foundational social adaptive skills
.We now know that autism can
be diagnosed much earlier than previously thought. What effect can early treatment have?Here are some more autism resources.