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Autism Signs in Children: What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder?
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Is Williams Syndrome the Same as Down Syndrome?
How do I tell the difference between Williams syndrome and Down syndrome? Learn causes, symptoms, and treatments for both.
What Is the Life Expectancy of Someone with Williams Syndrome?
Williams syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects approximately one in 25,000 births. Early intervention is the key to a long lifespan with this disease and can it also improve quality of life.
Williams syndrome is a developmental disorder that affects many parts of the body. Signs, symptoms, characteristics and features may include intellectual disability, learning problems, unique personality characteristics, distinctive facial features, and heart and blood vessel problems. Williams syndrome is a genetic condition that involves chromosome 7.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) FAQs
Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are developmental disorders that do not appear to be linked to vaccines. More people than ever are being diagnosed with an ASD, including adults. Children with autism may receive special education services. A child with an ASD may or may not have a mitochondrial disease.
How Do You Identify Developmental Delays?
According to the CDC, about one in six children in the United States has one or another kind of developmental delay or developmental disability. Possible signs of developmental delay include a baby not being able to hold their head up by 4 months of age; can't sit well by 10 months of age; doesn't move their arms or legs; has an unusual cry; doesn't want to stand up and other signs.