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Autism and Health: A Special Report by Autism Speaks

Advances in Understanding and Treating the Health Conditions that Frequently Accompany Autism

By Autism Speaks

Summary

This online report provides information about health and mental health conditions which can co-occur alongside autism. It discusses the co-occurrence of autism with epilepsy, gastrointestinal disorders, disrupted sleep, feeding issues, mental health, and premature death.

Autism Speaks is an international advocacy organization "dedicated to advancing research into causes and better treatments for autism spectrum disorders and related conditions both through direct funding and collaboration; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorders; and working toward solutions for the needs of individuals with autism and their families across the spectrum and lifespan through advocacy and support." [Website]

For full text or more information

Visit www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/docs/facts_and_figures_report_final_v3.pdf

Subject(s)

This online article is in English

Publication:

Autism Speaks
United States
2017

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