Complications of Autism


About complications: Complications of Autism are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Autism. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Autism and complications of Autism is unclear or arbitrary.

Complications list for Autism: The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Autism includes:

Complications of Autism: About a third of children with autistic spectrum disorders eventually develop epilepsy. The risk is highest in children with severe cognitive impairment and motor deficits. 1

1. excerpt from NINDS Autism Information Page: NINDS

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