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Your Autistic child

Autism is a component of Autism spectrum disorders, with an unknown cause and increasing incidence. It currently affects 3-4 per 1,000 children who have difficultly interacting socially, poor verbal skills, repetitive behavior and resistance to change. Behavior can also be influenced by autistic enterocolitis, which causes gut pain and distress to the child. The earlier the diagnosis, the earlier treatment can be introduced and the better outcome the child will have. With timely family support, education of parents, providing for the special needs of the child, and implementing services to provide for the family, the burden of the frustrating disease should be eased.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Express Healthcare Management

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Related Symptom Topics:

  • Difficulty interacting socially
  • Poor verbal skills
  • Repetitive behavior
  • Resistance to change
  • Gut pain
  • Distress

Article Source Details

About: Your Autistic child

Date: 15 July 2005

Source: Express Healthcare Management

Author: Dr N.P. Karthikeyen, Subathra Jeyaram

URL: http://www.expresshealthcaremgmt.com/20050715/diseasemanagement01.shtml

Related Medical Topics

This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Cause of difficulty interacting socially
  • Cause of poor verbal skills
  • Cause of repetitive behavior
  • Cause of resistance to change
  • Cause of gut pain
  • Cause of distress
  • Cause of autistic enterocolitis
  • Cause of enterocolitis
  • Cause of bowel inflammation
  • Cause of cause of bad behavior
  • Cause of childhood disease
  • Cause of childhood problems
  • Cause of childhood mental illness
  • Cause of mental illness
  • Cause of childhood behavior
  • Cause of parental distress
  • Cause of difficult parenting
  • Diagnosis
  • Diagnosis and difficulty interacting socially
  • Diagnosis and poor verbal skills
  • Diagnosis and repetitive behavior
  • Diagnosis and resistance to change
  • Diagnosis and gut pain
  • Diagnosis and distress
  • Diagnosis and autism
  • Diagnosis and autism spectrum disorder
  • Diagnosis and autistic enterocolitis
  • Risk and autism
  • Risk and autism spectrum disorder
  • Risk and autistic enterocolitis

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