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Can autistic children grow up living like normal people?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral

In brief: Prognosis for kids

With autistic spectrum disorder depends on level of cognition, degree of ASD & early response to therapy.
Studies show 14-44% favorable outcomes.(http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3619174/). Having had early communication & iq > 70 (stable from ~ age 7) are good signs. Social/adaptive skills remain.

In brief: Prognosis for kids

With autistic spectrum disorder depends on level of cognition, degree of ASD & early response to therapy.
Studies show 14-44% favorable outcomes.(http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3619174/). Having had early communication & iq > 70 (stable from ~ age 7) are good signs. Social/adaptive skills remain.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Given the proper guidance they will do fine.

In brief: Yes

Given the proper guidance they will do fine.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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