definition of Autism

One page essay about Autism including four points as well as six citations in MLA FORMAT due TODAY
1. definition of Autism
· Autism is a mental condition present from early childhood which is characterized by great difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and abstract concepts.
2.background information
· Developmental disorder with impairments in social interaction / communication and marked by  restricted and / or repetitive behavior
· Timeline or onset of symptoms (2 or 3 years of age)
· Currently estimated to affect 1.5 % of children in developed countries
3. Causes
· Rubella (German Measles) in pregnant mother
· Encephalitis (Brain inflammation)
· Fragile X syndrome (The most common inherited form of intellectual disability)
4. consequences
· Social Isolation
· Lowered self-confidence and self esteem
· Depression
5. Biblography – six citations MLA
One page essay about Autism including four points as well as six citations in MLA FORMAT due TODAY
1. definition of Autism
· Autism is a mental condition present from early childhood which is characterized by great difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and abstract concepts.
2.background information
· Developmental disorder with impairments in social interaction / communication and marked by  restricted and / or repetitive behavior
· Timeline or onset of symptoms (2 or 3 years of age)
· Currently estimated to affect 1.5 % of children in developed countries
3. Causes
· Rubella (German Measles) in pregnant mother
· Encephalitis (Brain inflammation)
· Fragile X syndrome (The most common inherited form of intellectual disability)
4. consequences
· Social Isolation
· Lowered self-confidence and self esteem
· Depression
5. Biblography – six citations MLA
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