Is autism a genetic disorder?

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Is autism a genetic disorder?

Autism Spectrum Disorder:

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a disorder that is characterized by interruptions in speech and communication development, repetitive behaviors, and problems with social skills.

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Scientists are not yet sure what causes ASD, although it appears that some people are genetically predisposed to it. It is believed that both...

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Autism: Causes, Signs, and Management

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