Congenital Conditions

Armani Alexander

Autism

What is autism ( ASD)?

A serious developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact

What causes autism ?

  • There is no known single cause for autism spectrum disorder

  • Generally accepted . that it is caused by abnormalities in brain structure or function

Can it be prevented?

Cannot be prevented , but doing the following can lower risk.

  • regular check ups and taking daily vitamins

  • Do not take drugs , unless doctor approves

  • Do not drink\\

What are the symptoms and conditions ?

  • may affect a child's “restricted / repetitive behaviors” and “social communication / interaction behaviors.”