Autism Spectrum Disorder ( Autism )

900 Words May 6th, 2015 4 Pages
Autism Disorder
Mohamed Ayoub
Community College of Aurora Autism Spectrum Disorder
We are living in a time where a remarkable and advanced medical treatments exist. However, scientists and medical professionals are constantly faced with diseases and disorders that contemporary humanity needs a cure and treatment. Amongst the disorders that affecting our young people today is the autism spectrum disorder. It is a “complex and life long behavioral disorder marked by impairment in social and communicative abilities”(Evans, et al., 2008). People living with autism range from those with high IQ’s to those with intellectual retardadtion.
Therefore, to understand autism syndrome disorder, scientists and medical professionals have constantly continued researching about the disorder. The focal point of researches have always been on: the factors contributing to autism, diagnosis and early symptoms,as well as treatments and therapies that could help people living with autism.
Literature Review
Factors contributing to Autism According to Shattock and Savery in their work “Autism as a Metabolic Disoder” they assert that autism continues to be a disorder that has no etiology; meaning there is no a comprehensive study that explains the origin and causes that can be linked to the disorder (as cited in Evans, et al., 2008). This claim is based on the findings that were established in 1998 at Sunderland university UK. Howver, in a recent findings, a number of factors have been…
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