autism spectrum disorder


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autism spectrum disorder

n.
A neurodevelopmental disorder starting in early childhood, characterized by impairments in social interaction and communication and by restricted or repetitive patterns of behavior, with symptoms varying from mild to severe.
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In animal models, AB-2004 has demonstrated the ability to repair leaky gut and improve repetitive behaviour, anxiety and Autism Spectrum Disorder -related sensorimotor gating deficits by removing key microbial metabolites, the company said.
Our government knows how important it is to support families with children who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, said Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dominic Cardy.
The Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) awareness forum, opened by the Ministry of Public Health yesterday, laid stress on the need to improve lives of autistic persons and their families.
One of the volunteers at the Autism Society Shaza Yusuf said that April is the month of raising awareness on Autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
"Sleep Problems in 2- to 5-Year-Olds with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Developmental Delays" compared sleep habits of 1,987 children ages 2 to 5 years from multiple locations within the United States.
'We also hope that the Health Ministry will be able to create awareness on autism in the rural areas and make autism spectrum disorder screening more accessible for the public,' she said when met after the 2018 Danajamin Mighty Run programme here today.
Prevalence and characteristics of autism spectrum disorder among children aged 8 years-- Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 11 sites, United States, 2012.
Writing for fellow practitioners, pediatricians and psychologists explain behavioral parent training, a psychotherapeutic intervention that targets parent behavior to change non-compliant and disruptive behavior of a child with autism spectrum disorder. The family-based psychotherapy is intended to decrease functional impairment and improve the quality of life for affected children and their families.
Speaking on the occasion, Autism Spectrum Disorder Welfare Trust (ASDWT) Chairperson Rukhsana Shah stressed improving laws to facilitate the persons with disabilities, saying the laws should be based on equality of opportunities, accessibility and gender equality to ensure these persons were included in all institutions and communities.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental condition that is marked by social and communication difficulties and repetitive, inflexible patterns of behavior.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) comprises a heterogeneous spectrum of neurodevelopmental syndromes defined primarily by impairments in language and communication with restricted social interaction as well as the presence of stereotypical behaviors such as repetitive body movements.
Fifty-four verbal adult outpatients with autism spectrum disorder were randomized to an 18-month trial of CET, which integrates computer-based neurocognitive training with group-based training in social cognition, or an active EST comparison focused on psychoeducation and condition management.

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