Does Autism Run in Families;A Genetic Link

Autism is a neurobiological disorder in which the brain develops different than those of children and adults without autism.  Autistic individuals have brains that are wired “differently.” These differences are clearly seen to run in families. According to a [study of the siblings of autistic children](http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2011/08/11/peds.2010-2825) published on August 15, …

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