Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by early onset of impairments in social interaction a commun. a unusual, stereotyped behaviors. Autism often is classified with two related, although less severe, developmental disorders: Asperger disorder a pervasive developmental disorder. These three constitute the autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Diagnosis of ASDs is based exclusively on developmental pattern a behavioral observation. This report analyzes data that: (1) estimates the population-based prevalence of parental report of diagnosed autism in the U.S.; a (2) assesses parental reporting of child social, emotional, a behavioral strengths a difficulties a special-health care needs among children with a without reported autism.Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by early onset of impairments in social interaction aamp; commun. aamp; unusual, stereotyped behaviors.
|Title||:||Mental Health in the U. S.|
|Author||:||L. A. Schieve|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2008-04|