When someone mentions electric shock therapy what comes to your mind? Is there a connection somewhere in your family tree to ‘Fragile X’? Are there toxins in the air that are more dangerous than we think? Can watching too much television while you are pregnant actually be harmful to your unborn baby? What could all of these questions possibly have in common? The answer is Autism. Imagine the overwhelming joy of holding your healthy newborn child and counting ten perfect fingers and toes.
Abstract Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) undoubtedly has neurobiological and genetic underpinnings that correlate with the disorder. There is however insufficient evidence to have them as cautionary factors. What is clear is that the environment and commodities impact the presenting behaviours of ASD. This review delves into neurological evidence of ASD as well is the prevalence of various comorbid conditions, how the environment effects and impacts these and the interventions and strategies that