Abstract

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Time for a Change

Author(s): Manisa D

With the sedentary life style, eating habits, daily irregular routine with less or no physical exercise has led to the development of various diseases either it be genetic or environmental. A lot of genetic diseases or disorders are reported everyday which is completely governed by the genetic makeup of an individual. The following article describes one such genetic disease known as autism spectrum disorder and also discusses the various ways that would help in making a difference in the thinking of the people bringing awareness about the disorder. The article describes the possible causes, signs and symptoms, statistical data, awareness programmes such as conferences, open access, journals, campaigning etc.


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