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By Jamie Simpson
Autism is prevalent in the news since one in every 150 children is currently being diagnosed with some form of autism. Autism is found in boys 4 times more often than it is found in girls. Autistic children often do not talk or think like so-called normal children. They have difficulty managing emotions and do not play or form relationships well with other children. Most cases of autism will present before age three, and generally displays some type of repetitive or ritual behavior. Verbal and non-verbal communication can be impaired, and some children do not speak at all. Infants often reject cuddling with parents and remain aloof when reaching the toddler stage.
Autism care can take on different aspects. Autism has no known cure, but people with milder cases of autism can live independently. When the autism is severe the individual will require livelong supportive and medical services.
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