Covering all things autism spectrum disorder (ASD) for Autism Awareness Month

Did you know that more than 70 million people worldwide are affected by autism, including 1 in every 68 children in the United States? For Autism Awareness month, I covered all things autism spectrum disorder (ASD) for Everyday Health. I spoke with Thomas Frazier, PhD, chief scientist at Autism Speaks and Jeremy Veenstra-Vanderweele, MD, director of child and adolescent psychiatry at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons about the signs and symptoms, risk factors and treatments for autism (and more). Follow the links within the main article for more helpful info:

https://www.everydayhealth.com/autism/

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