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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
environmental toxin, autism, autism spectrum disorder
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Esposito, Samantha, "Prenatal Environmental Toxins and Possible Links to Autism" (2014). Communication Disorders and Sciences Student Posters. 5.