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autism can cure or no?

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Dr. Joshua Marks
11 years experience Emergency Medicine
Unfortunately no: No there currently is no cure for autism.
Answered on Apr 25, 2016
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Dr. Joseph Weiner
41 years experience Psychiatry
However, there are treatments that can help your child function better. Early intervention is very important. Please go to a specialist. Hope this helps.
Jun 1, 2013
Dr. Patricia Harkins
30 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
No : Autism can be treated, and people can develop many skills, but there is no "cure". Anyone who says they can cure it is likely trying to scam you. But early and intensive treatment can work wonders. Also be vigorous about keeping them healthy. A child who is ill cannot benefit as much from interventions.
Answered on Apr 13, 2014

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