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Is there a brain surgery for autism with a high functioning brain activity?

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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry 49 years experience
No: There is no treatment for autism , but for other symptoms associated with it.
Dr. William Goldie
Pediatric Neurology 48 years experience
No: There is no brain surgery for autism. Some bad neurological disorders can have autistic behaviors. These children may need brain surgery for their neurological disorder - not for the autism. Often children with brain cancer who have surgery and chemo and radiation therapy are left with autistic behavior. The issue becomes quite complex.

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