Title

Examining the Etiology and Neurologic Basis of the Autism Spectrum Disorders

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2004

Abstract

A neurologic basis for autism has been firmly established, but the factors that lead to it have yet to be established. Current science suggest that ASDs result from the interplay of genetics and environment. This chapter reviews current knowledge regarding the neurologic basis of the ASDs and identifies possible genetic and environmental connections.

ISBN

9781569001912

Publication

Autism: A comprehensive occupational therapy approach

Edition

2nd

Place of Publication

Bethesda MD

Publisher

American Occupational Therapy Association

Pages

13-39

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