Autism spectrum. (n.d.). In YourDictionary. Retrieved from https://www.yourdictionary.com/autism-spectrum
The range of conditions classified as pervasive developmental disorders, generally held to include autism, Asperger's syndrome, and pervasive developmental disorder - not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS).
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Applied Behavioral Analysis is an objective and reliable method to help children with autism-spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities learn desirable behaviors, such as social and life skills.
However, the odds your child will be diagnosed with autism-spectrum disorder despite the recent explosion in autism cases is low.