Autism - Social Symptoms

Autistic individuals often have poor social skills. Here we see an autistic child who does not interact in typical social play.

When the task I am performing ends, he turns away and continues to play rather repetitively on his own.

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1130. Autism - Gender Ratio

Professor David Skuse explains that autism is more common in boys than girls.

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1133. Autism - Repetitive Behavior

Children with autistic spectrum disorders often prefer repetition. Here, two autistic children engage in stereotypical repetitive behaviors.

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884. Background to Autism

Autism is a disorder in brain development that becomes apparent in earliest childhood. It is defined by problems in socialization, communication, and repetitive behaviors.

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880. Relatives' Brains and Autism

Brain scans of close relatives of children with autism reveal clear abnormalities that parallel those seen in autism.

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809. Asperger Syndrome - What it Feels Like (2)

Jake, who has been diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, explains that he does not like to have friends visit his home.

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871. Mirror Neurons and Autism (2)

Abnormalities in a specific type of brain cells called mirror neurons have been associated with autism.

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1124. Asperger Syndrome - What it Feels Like (1)

Jake, who has been diagnosed with Asperger syndrome talks about the disorder.

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