Autism: What You Need to Know

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  • Blacks and Autism
  • How Common Is It?
  • What Are the Symptoms?
  • What Are the Warning Signs?
  • How Is Autism Diagnosed?
  • Do Vaccines Cause Autism?
  • Can It Be Cured?
  • What Is Asperger Syndrome?
  • Today is World Autism Day
  • What is Autism?

What Are the Symptoms?

With autism, symptoms range but can include the inability to respond to one’s name, not wanting to be touched by others, not communicating or talking to others, preferring to play alone, inability to imitate words or actions, inability to find comfort in hugging or touch and partaking in strange repetitive behavior. People with autism also can suffer from sleep problems, seizures and digestive issues. 

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