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Health and Care:
Disability Specific Resources: Autism


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Mayo Clinic - Ask a Health Expert - Autistic spectrum disorders. Mayo Clinic colleagues offer answers to select questions.

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research provides the guide Practical Oral Care for People with Autism offers a background to Autism and the various oral problems and disease that can be prevalent with a person with autism, how this can vary depending on the severity of autism and tips on dental care for the person with autism and tips for the caregiver.

PubMed Health provides an information page on the condition of Autism as a pervasive developmental disorder that affects the brain's normal development of social and communication skills. Information on the Causes, Symptoms, Signs and tests, Treatment, Expectations as well as tips on Early Intervention is available on this website.

New Sign U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Autism: on healthfinder.gov offers a list of helpful resources on Autism and health.


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