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What Causes Autism?


This online article provides a brief overview of the current research findings on the causes of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The article explains that it is believed that autism is caused by both genetic (hereditary) and environmental factors. also states that there is no single cause of autism for all children.

This article was written and published by the University of Washington. "The University of Washington READi Lab focuses on conducting research related to early identification and intervention for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), which is also referred to as autism. Our work is important because we know early intervention and detection can change the lives of those impacted by autism." [Website]

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This online article is in English



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