The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to autism:

Autismdisorder of neural development that affects social interaction and communication, and involves restricted and repetitive behavior.

What type of thing is autism?

An autistic toddler plays by stacking cans
An autistic toddler plays by stacking cans

Autism can be described as all of the following:

Signs of autism

Signs of autism are highly variable. Different individuals will have a different mix of traits. Here are some of the more common signs:

Conditions and research areas

Conditions

Assessment tools

Research areas and subjects

Controversies

Controversies in autism

Pseudoscience and disproven treatments

Notable people with autism

Greta Thunberg in 2019.
Greta Thunberg in 2019.

Politicians, philanthropists and leading activists

Celebrities with autism

Notable people with undiagnosed autism

See also

Culture

Societal and cultural aspects of autism

Legislation

Organizations, stakeholder groups and events

Organizations

Events

Other

Therapies, interventions, and potentially effective treatments

An autistic child and a therapist enjoying an aquarium
An autistic child and a therapist enjoying an aquarium

Autism therapies

Medications and supplements

Considerations

Associated and possibly associated conditions

Conditions comorbid to autism spectrum disorders These are conditions that people on the autism spectrum may suffer from more often than is typical.

See also

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