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The only way to prevent autism would be to practice eugenics - basically, be like the Nazi's.
It would mean identifying genetic factors that cause autism in order to either genetically modify children so that they aren't born Autistic or to be able to perform pre-natal screening in order to allow parents to abort pregnancies where the fetus is Autistic. It would also mean potentially eradicating Autistic people or sterilizing us so that we cannot have Autistic children, thus cutting out Autism from the gene pool.
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Because autism is genetic, it cannot be prevented in most cases. In some cases, when a family has a history of autism, they may choose not to have a baby; but this is preventing the birth of a child, not preventing autism directly.
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Yes i do have autism I'm on the spectrumI have very mild Asperger's syndrome. Why are you asking a general "you" this question? mys sister has autism and dispratsia and… attachment and sensory issues and aspergers and i have trates every1 here autistic dont understand how much people try to make your lives happy and then the slightest thing wrong you think that they dont love you because they do and even if the dont show it Y WOULD THEY HATE YOU people hate people the same every single one of you atre unique in your own ways
No it is not preventable it automaticaly runs in your genes there is nothing to prevent it espically if you have family members with it. No it is not preventable it automat…icaly runs in your genes there is nothing to prevent it espically if you have family members with it. Autism IS preventable. There are several studies and evidence that suggest that this disorder is not simply genetic.
I do, Albert Einstien, and millions of others. if you have autism, especially aspergers syndrome like i have, i love you all and we'll just have to help each other. we are nor…mal- dont let anyone tell you we are not.
Amanda Baggs, advocate of rights for autistic peopleMarty Balin, singer and songwriter with Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson StarshipLucy Blackman, university educated authorA…lonzo Clemons, American clay sculptorTony DeBlois, blind American musicianJonathan Jayne, contestant on American IdolChristopher Knowles, American poetBhumi Jensen, grandson of Bhumibol Adulyadej, King of ThailandLeslie Lemke, blind American musicianJonathan Lerman, American artistJason McElwain, high school basketball playerThristan Mendoza, Filipino marimba prodigyTito Mukhopadhyay, author, poet, and philosopherDerek Paravicini, blind British musicianJames Henry Pullen, gifted British carpenterMatt Savage, U.S. autistic jazz prodigyBirger Sellin, German authorHenriett Seth-F., Hungarian autistic savant, poet, writer and artistDaniel Tammet, British autistic savantRichard Wawro, Scottish artistStephen Wiltshire, British architectural artist I do. Oh, and so does Dan Aykroyd.
l Autism is a neurological disorder that causes an individual to be affected in many different ways. How it impacts someone is just as different as one person is to …the next. The more severly affected individual may be non-verbal, sensitive to touch, and show signs of aggression. The less affected individual may being extremely bright but socially awkward. It's hard to say what autism does to someone when it is different with each person, just like a fingerprint. Early intervention is key to making the most progress so early diagnosis is highly important.
There are a lot of different speculations about why people get autism. Some researchers have theorized that autism is caused by heavy metal buildup in the body, but other evid…ence has shown that theory to be somewhat shaky and possibly untrue. Other evidence suggests that autism is primarily a genetic disorder. This theory seems to be gaining popularity, and so far no studies have been able to disprove this theory. In fact, there have been several reported cases of parents being diagnosed with asperger's syndrome (a more mild form of autism) after their children have received the same diagnoses. Well said above and additionally, there is an environmental factor that triggers the genetic predisposition that basically kicks the autism into gear. What the trigger is remains unknown and has been speculated it varies from individual to individual.
No. Because it is a neurological disorder & is related to genetic disorder [ not clearly found till now ] . However some treatment in which autistic children are intensiv…ely and repetitively taught skills and behaviors from a young age appears to help some children with the disorder.
No. They are not preventable, as far as science currently knows.
Autism is caused by certain genes and by damage to those genes by environmental factors e.g. exposure to chemicals, allergies, immunizations, and drugs in utero. Just as each …child is impacted differently by autism, the causes are just as unique from child to child. One example of a known and scientifically recognised cause of autism is the anticonvulsant drug sodium valproate (epilim / depakote) which, when taken by pregnant women, causes a 10% risk of autism in unborn babies. This drug is still marketed to women of childbearing age, most of whom are not warned of the risk to their unborn child. You can't "catch" autism, any more than you can catch blue eyes or brown hair. There is no known cure for autism, although various therapies (e.g. gluten-free, dairy-free diet, although it is a very small percentage that benefits from this diet) do make a difference to outcomes for people with autism. Most beneficial and scientifically proven treatment is Applied Behavioral Analysis utilizing the verbal behavior approach. Genetic therapy is looking promising for the future of people with autism. Usually when you're conceived in your mother's womb The autism spectrum often involves genetics. There is no one cause for autism, and the reason for most cases remains a mystery beyond genes.
As of right now, it is not known how to prevent autism because the exact cause is unknown. Early Intervention once a diagnosis has been obtained is the best chance right now.
Don't take any drugs or drink when pregnant. Avoid junk food. Avoid viral infections and environmental toxins. Eat your vitamins and minerals everyday.
As there are no current proven causes for autism there is no prevention. Early intervention in diagnosed cases can prove effective.
When you have Aspergers you are not stupid! People with autism have certain specific interests like art, history, or maths. When you're Autistic you are unaware of people laug…hing at you. Austistics wear things only for comfort, even if it doesn't match. A person might not wear contrasting patterns, but if they have autism they wouldn't care as long as it's comfy. They don't care how they look. This doesn't make them thick headed because even though their emotional age might be 5, their intellectual age may well be higher. Another type of Autism found in the Autism spectrum is Rett Syndrome. This has been found mostly in the females, however some males have it. You can tell you have this if you have small hands or feet, or if your head is small for your age (the rate it grows slows down). It may also look like anxiety with the way they move their hands. There is no cure for this, however there are treatments. Treatments involve anti-psychotics (to contain any self-harm), therapy, changing up your social medication, and increase your communication skills.
There are not any known causes of Autism. Autism cannot be prevented and it is a condition that manifests in a person's genetic make-up. People suffering from Autism can fall …in a broad range of spectrum.
Hi! My name is Kate and I have Autism. Approximately 1 in 68 children have autism (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls). Autism can be caused by a number of factors (no vaccines D…O NOT cause Autism), including genetic factors and mutations which are the two main causes. No one gene causes Autism, but rather it is caused by a number of genes. Anyone of any gender, race, nationality, socio-economic level, etc. can have Autism, and it appears between 1-3 years of age in most cases.
The definition for the word autism is "a mental condition, present from early childhood, characterized by difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other …people and in using language and abstract concepts."