Conditions InDepth: Autism
- Genetic factors
- Environmental factors
- Problems during pregnancy or delivery that could interfere with brain development
- Exposure to environmental toxins
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Autism spectrum disorders. American Academy of Pediatrics' HealthyChildren.org website. Available at: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/developmental-disabilities/Pages/Autism-Spectrum-Disorders.aspx?nfstatus=401&nftoken=00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000&nfstatusdescription=ERROR%3a+No+local+token . Updated January 31, 2013. Accessed May 13, 2013.
Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/index.html . Updated August 7, 2012. Accessed May 14, 2013.
Autism spectrum disorders (pervasive developmental disorders). National Institute of Mental Health website. Available at: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/autism-spectrum-disorders-pervasive-developmental-disorders/index.shtml . Updated May 14, 2013. Accessed May 14, 2013.
Causes. The Autism Society website. Available at: http://www.autism-society.org/about-autism/causes . Accessed May 14, 2013.
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