What is Autism?
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors.
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The mission of Unlocking Autism—to improve the lives of all affected by autism—means that our services and programs must help people today. From the parent of a newly diagnosed child who doesn’t know where to turn, to a sibling of an adult on the spectrum who now finds himself in the position of primary caregiver, we are here to help.
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