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Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are developmental disorders characterized by impairments in social interaction and communication. Although there is no specific etiology known to cause autism, it is believed that a combination of both genetic and environmental factors have an impact on the development of ASD. This study examines different environmental toxins that are believed to increase the likelihood of autism when present in-utero

Publication Date

Spring 5-9-2014

Keywords

environmental toxin, autism, autism spectrum disorder

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Communication Sciences and Disorders

Prenatal Environmental Toxins and Possible Links to Autism

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