Some Children Can 'Recover' from Autism, Finds New Study

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You have likely heard of autism. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the neurobehavioral condition affects an estimated 1 in 59 children in the United States alone.

Autism causes impairments in social interaction, language, and communication combined with rigid, repetitive behaviors. But there is not just one type of autism.


The symptoms vary significantly from case to case. That is why the condition is referred to as autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Outgrowing ASD

ASD has been considered for a long time a lifelong condition. However, new research from the past several years is bringing hope that children can outgrow the diagnosis.

“It’s certainly encouraging to confirm that a subset of


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