What causes autism? There is much ongoing research and debate into the causes of autism, from vaccinations, genetics and other factors. Read articles and info about the causes of autism and autism spectrum disorders. Also, discover symptoms and early signs of the disorder and how it's diagnosed.
How are Brain Damage and Autism Connected? The connection between brain injury and autism is somewhat vague. Does brain injury cause autism? Does autism cause changes in the brain? Or are the two related to a completely different disorder? Researchers -- and vaccine courts -- are still trying to figure it all out.
Autism and the Brain: Structural Differences Science has studied the human brain for hundreds of years and with the latest technology is able to see the structural differences between people with autism and people without autism.
Do Pesticides Contribute to Autism? Is there truly a link between autism and pesticides? Preliminary research seems to suggest that a link does exist, but experts say to sit tight until we learn more about what that link might be.
What is Behind Aggressive Autistic Behavior? Autism behavior is often misunderstood and misinterpreted. This article focuses on autism and children and the behaviors they exhibit. Use this article to better understand why autistic children exhibit aggressive behaviors.
Exploring the Causes of Low Functioning Autism There is much research, speculation and controversy over the causes of low functioning autism, especially since rates have been soaring. However, although the etiology of autism disorders is uncertain, it is confirmed that genetics play a role.
Relationships Between Vaccines, Mitochondrial Disease and Autism There's a growing concern that mitochondrial disease and autism are connected. Research new and old has shed some light on possible connections between mitochondrial disease, autism, and vaccines. These two disorders have been commonly linked to regressions as well.