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  • Covers the common signs of autism, its causes and diagnosis, treatment, and more. From the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). — “Autism Fact Sheet - NINDS”, ninds.nih.gov
  • Each of the disorders on the autism spectrum is a neurological disorder that affects a child's ability to communicate, understand language, play, and relate to others. changing the name of the diagnostic category to Autism Spectrum Disorders;. — “Autism Spectrum Disorders”,
  • Autism (pronounced IPA /'ɔtizm/) is classified by the World Health Organization and American Psychological Association as a developmental disability that results from a disorder of the human central nervous system. Autism manifests before the age of three years, according to the World Health. — “Autism - encyclopedia article - Citizendium”,
  • Autism is a brain development disorder that impairs social interaction and communication and causes restricted and repetitive behaviour, all starting before a child is three years old. Autism has a strong genetic basis, although the genetics of autism are complex and it is. — “Autism”, schools-
  • User-edited article about autism, a developmental disability that results from a disorder of the human central nervous system. — “Autism - Wikipedia”,
  • Also called: Autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), Pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) Children with autism might have problems talking with you, or they might not look you in the eye when you talk to them. — “Autism - MedlinePlus”, nlm.nih.gov
  • Autism definition, a pervasive developmental disorder of children, characterized by impaired communication, excessive rigidity, and emotional detachment. See more. — “Autism | Define Autism at ”,
  • A detailed booklet that describes Autism symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping. — “Autism Spectrum Disorders - NIMH”, nimh.nih.gov
  • Committed to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society, and to giving hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder. — “Autism Speaks”,
  • Your guide to diagnosing, treating, coping with and thriving with autism. Join the autism community!. — “Autism - Signs, Symptoms, Treatments, Resources, Support for”,
  • Autism is the most common condition in a group of developmental disorders known as the autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Autistic children have difficulties with social interaction and verbal and nonverbal communication. — “Autism - Medpedia”,
  • Information to help people understand autism, resources for familes with autistic children, and directory of local chapters nationwide. — “Autism Society of America”, autism-
  • AUTISM. Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are a group of related developmental disabilities, caused by a problem with the brain, that affect a child's behavior, social, and communication skills. Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs): This booklet provides critical information about ASDs and. — “AAP CHILDREN'S HEALTH TOPICS: AUTISM”,
  • Autism is a complex developmental disability that causes problems with social interaction and communication. Different people with autism can have very different symptoms. Health care providers think of autism as a "spectrum" disorder, a group of disorders with similar features. — “Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs)”, nichd.nih.gov
  • Learn about autism, a pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) that often interferes with a person's ability to communicate with and relate to others. — “WebMD Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Center: Symptoms”,
  • Autism is a brain problem that can make it hard for kids to communicate. Find out more in this article for kids. — “Autism”,
  • Researches the causes of autism as well as methods of preventing, diagnosing, and treating it and other severe behavioral disorders of childhood. — “Autism Research Institute”,
  • Autism — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of autism and parenting an autistic child. — “Autism - ”,
  • autism n. A pervasive developmental disorder characterized by severe deficits in social interaction and communication, by an extremely limited range. — “autism: Definition from ”,
  • Autism is a spectrum of disorders that causes severe impairment in thinking, feeling, language, and the ability to relate to others. People with autism spectrum disorders show deficits in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication, and unusual responses to sensory experiences. — “Autism”, niehs.nih.gov

Videos

  • Autism & Vaccines Vaccines don't cause autism. They just don't. There was once a single, solitary study that stated a link (and remember kiddies, correlation ain't causation) between the MMR vaccine and children. The sample size for the study was a measly 12 children. Andrew Wakefield, the study's author, has lost his license to practice medicine and may face criminal charges for intentionally, fradulently manipulating the data as he did. There is NO scientific evidence suggesting vaccines cause autism. Autism appears to be a neurological condition with several genetic factors. You can get a quick review of how this faulty link came to be believed in this article Love your child, whether they are neurotypical or not.
  • Autism (Check out my other video labeled "Autism: Christian and Makena's battle" It's this video updated and in more detail.) My son was diagnosed with Autism at age 2 and my daughter does not have Autism but she has gastrointestinal issues. I made this video to show that Autism can be helped. You'll see the before and afters of both kids and you'll see how much our non verbal aggressive little guy has turned into a wonderful healthy little boy with the help of the specific carbohydrate diet, vitamins, supplements, chelation therapy, ABA, Occupational and Speech therapy. Our story is on /beatingautism
  • Second Life with Autism More 4 News on how autistic people have found a kind of freedom through technology. Autism is not a disease, they say, but a way of life.
  • Living With Autism What is autism? Better TV shows you how families cope with living with autism.
  • A Way of Describing Autism Dave Spicer's ***ogy of autistic people to different kinds of unusual rocks. (He wrote the words, I did the video. Used his words with his written permission.)
  • Autism in Her Own Words Dr. Temple Grandin on 'Fox & Friends'
  • What is Autism - A video essay made with love Here it is...my video/essay explaining what Autism is. My goal was to have this ready for World Autism Day, April 2. I know when I tell people that my daughter has autism they dont know what t is exactly, or they think of pop culture references like the movie rain man. This features my daughter Eowyn, and I hope it gives an overview of the disorder. Please share it with others
  • Autism and Me Rory Hoy takes us on a journey through his world and explains autism along the way.
  • Autism Information : What Is Autism? Autism is a type of behavior that was only described and formally diagnosed in the early 1980s, and it manifests in speech problems, odd behaviors and difficulty communicating with others. Understand the little that is known about this condition with advice from a practicing pediatrician in this free video on autism.Expert: David Hill Contact: Bio: Dr. David Hill is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and vice president of Cape Fear Pediatrics in Wilmington, NC Filmmaker: Reel Media LLC
  • From Autism to Artism by Donna Williams Beautiful Behavioural Mutations is one of the songs in the rock musical, Footsteps of a Nobody by Donna Williams ( ) and performed with The Aspinauts (you can see a clip from the show here : ) The From Autism to Artism slideshow captures the transition of autistic author, artist, singer-songwriter Donna Williams from infancy to adulthood with a parallel journey told through her artworks. Further info at: http
  • Autism - Toothpick count ASD; Savant
  • Hope For Autism & Asperger's Syndrome: My Story See ALL my videos: ~ This is a video about my daughter Taylor's experience with Autism and Aspergers Syndrome. At age 2, Taylor was diagnosed as being on the Autism spectrum and given little hope of having a happy, independent life. Now, at age 17, she is a top student, an athlete, and a creative artist. NOTE The email that is posted at the end was for before we got a website. Please post your questions there now!
  • Autism Symptoms This is a portion of a half hour special on autism. This story gives the signs and symptoms
  • CSULB - Temple Grandin - Focus on Autism and Asperger's Syndrome Lecture delivered by Temple Grandin, a noted expert and author on early intervention, educational strategies, visual thinking, social skills, medications and mentoring. Grandin presents around the world and is the author of several books including Emergence: Label Autistic, Thinking in Pictures, Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships, co-authored with Sean Barron. In addition to several DVDs, her recent release of Animals in Translation maintained a top 10 position on the New York Times best-seller list. Based on statistics provided by the Autism Society of America, it is estimated that one in every 150 children born in the United States has autism and approximately 1 million in this country have this disorder, which does not include Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD), Asperger's and other spectrum disorders. A new case of autism is diagnosed nearly every 20 minutes, meaning approximately 24000 new cases diagnosed in the US per year.
  • Autistic Artist A young autistic artist is taken up in a helicopter over Rome, and then, over the next 3 days, draws it ALL by memory.
  • The face of autism Here's the story -- well, the first five years -- in the life of Quinn: a wonderful, exuberant, mostly non-verbal boy with autism. You can see how the signs appeared over time, even before his diagnosis was made at 21 months. *** Teachers/schools/community service groups: You may use this video as part of autism awareness or positive educational training. No additional permission is required. (I can provide a higher-resolution version if needed.) * TO THE HATERS: Quinn did not watch TV for hours each day. He learned the credits mostly from the DVD boxes that he carried with him everywhere. (And if you want to leave a rude/arrogant/stupid/mean comment... well, I'd suggest you worry less about my parenting skills and more about those of your own mom and dad.) NOTE: Unfortunately, I no longer have the domain name mentioned in the video -- so I have no idea what might end up on there. Sorry. Music ("Ma Solituda") by Rob Dickinson/Catherine Wheel ()
  • Jason McElwain Autistic Basketball Player Autistic basketball player Jason McElwain has the game of his life
  • autistic basketball player (Jason McElwain) an autistic player who scores like crazy.
  • Einstein: The Autism Connection Short film which looks at the evidence for Albert Einstein being on the autism spectrum. This possibility also highlights the strong positives that many people with autism can have. Too many films focus on the negative aspects, but there are positives too for most!
  • Autism Cure? News video released today that shows an autistic girl improving after receiving stem cell injections
  • Robert Kennedy on the Vaccine Autism Coverup Robert Kennedy talks about the cover up regarding vaccines and Autism. In June 2000, a group of top government scientists and health officials gathered for a meeting at the isolated Simpsonwood conference center in Norcross, Georgia. Convened by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the meeting was held at this Methodist retreat center, nestled in wooded farmland next to the Chattahoochee River, to ensure complete secrecy. The agency had issued no public announcement of the session -- only private invitations to fifty-two attendees. There were high-level officials from the CDC and the Food and Drug Administration, the top vaccine specialist from the World Health Organization in Geneva and representatives of every major vaccine manufacturer, including GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, Wyeth and Aventis Pasteur. All of the scientific data under discussion, CDC officials repeatedly reminded the participants, was strictly "embargoed." There would be no making photocopies of documents, no taking papers with them when they left. The federal officials and industry representatives had assembled to discuss a disturbing new study that raised alarming questions about the safety of a host of common childhood vaccines administered to infants and young children. According to a CDC epidemiologist named Tom Verstraeten, who had ***yzed the agency's massive database containing the medical records of 100000 children, a mercury-based preservative in the vaccines -- thimerosal -- appeared ...
  • CGR News - Autistic Boy Labeled as "Cheater" by Xbox Live Classic Game Room presents the CGR News with Ray Carsillo. Today, Ray talks about a story that came out of the suburbs of Seattle. Originally broken in the gaming community by , an 11-year old autistic boy, who has great trouble expressing himself to the outside world due to his autism, had his only outlet turn against him. After acquiring over 1500 achievements in a little over a year, his Gamerscore was wiped and he was labeled as a "Cheater" by Xbox Live. His infuriated mother now fights with Microsoft to have the Gamerscore restored, even though, whether knowingly or not, Xbox proved that he had indeed cheated.
  • My Experience with Autism Tune in for this unusual presentation on autism by someone with autism. Animal Science professor Temple Grandin, who designs livestock handling facilities, discusses the value of early intervention in autism, and about medications. Other topics include her sensory sensitivities and how she manages them, how she and other autistic people think, and social relationships and careers. Series: "MIND Institute Lecture Series on Neurodevelopmental Disorders" [6/2007] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 12868]
  • Neurofeedback and Autism - EEG Info Videos EEG Feedback for Autism, featuring Florence Martin, and Susan Othmer
  • The boy with the Incredible brain.... Savant autism Clip 1 Part 1 of 2. Here is some selected clips from the British documentary on Savantism.
  • Ethan's Recovery from Autism
  • In My Language The first part is in my "native language," and then the second part provides a translation, or at least an explanation. This is not a look-at-the-autie gawking freakshow as much as it is a statement about what gets considered thought, intelligence, personhood, language, and communication, and what does not.
  • Autism, part 1 The mother of an 11 year-old boy diagnosed with autism has founded PATHWAYS, an organization which helps children with autism and other disabilities.
  • Autism Donna Gates shares her insights on the causes, prevention and solutions for this epidemic with a focus on detoxification, removing offending environmental catalysts, and healing the gut through correcting diet and the use of probiotics.
  • How to Recognize the Early Signs of Autism Expand the description and view the text of the steps for this how-to video. Check out Howcast for other do-it-yourself videos from Stabbey and more videos in the Children With Special Needs category. You can contribute too! Create your own DIY guide at or produce your own Howcast spots with the Howcast Filmmakers Program at Early intervention is important for children with autism, a developmental disorder that inhibits socialization. So be on the lookout for warning signs. To complete this How-To you will need: Knowledge of developmental milestones Careful attention to your baby's behavior A hearing test for your child Warning: Do not assume that if your baby exhibits behaviors associated with autism, they necessarily have the disorder. Observe them carefully and bring any concerns to a doctor. Step 1: Pay attention to babbling Pay attention to when your baby begins to babble. They should start at around five months old. Step 2: Monitor eye contact Begin monitoring eye contact at around six to nine months, when infants generally start smiling in response to their parents' grins. Babies with autism tend to avoid looking at their parents. Step 3: Try some games If your baby makes a sound, make one back and see if they reciprocate. Babies with autism usually do not take part in this verbal turn taking, nor do they participate in peek-a-boo. Step 4: Try to get their attention Note whether your baby responds to their name: They should begin to ...
  • Autism Today's show is going to be a little different.
  • What is Autism? See why college students' involvement with Autism Speaks U is so critical in educating their campus and community. Autism Speaks U works with college students across the country to spread awareness and raise funds for those affected by autism. College students, faculty and alumni can get involved with Autism Speaks U by visiting
  • Autism/Dynavox Here is my little one with autism trying out a Dynavox, look at her potential! Pray with us the funding will come through soon. The hoops to jump through are an amazing obstacle, the newest thing they want is a video of her using it..so here is a small clip of it. She has already been using the Picture Exchange Communication (PECS) system, so the pictures on the machine are familiar, but this could open up so much more for her!!
  • What is Autism? - Hans Asperger What did Dr. Hans Asperger say in his sentinel paper?
  • Autism Therapy - ABA For more information, visit www.sos- or http
  • autism reality critically acclaimed documentary film about autism by an autistic film director. 'autism reality' is a moving interview-based piece that shows a new and refreshing side of the issue. thank you Dr. Temple Grandin! don't press play unless you have 10 minutes to spare (you'll want to watch the whole thing)
  • Sensory Overload Simulation I am an autistic adult who is sick of so-called "experts" trying to explain what they think an autistic person is going through. They think they can "fix" autistic children by forcing them to act normal. Watch this video and see how normal you think ANYBODY can act when they're going through what I simulate for you all.
  • Autism Every Day - 7 minute version Autism Every Day is a film produced by Lauren Thierry and Jim Watkins of October Group and Eric Solomon of Milestone Video. A 13-minute version of the film was screened at A New Decade for Autism, a fundraising event held May 9, 2006 in New York City.
  • Living with autism Countries around the world are marking Autism Awareness Day in a bid to increase understanding of the condition. In the UK, Jennie Donnelly, the mother of Eric, an autistic child, tells Al Jazeera about her experiences. (02 Apr 10)
  • Autism/Employment Video A short video featuring my brother on people with Autism in the workplace.