Autism and Updates in Treatment

As the number of cases of autism in the country continues to grow, there have been several advances in our understanding of the disease and potential treatment targets, while much more work remains to be done.

While in the past autism was a condition that was known but not always understood, there are now new classifications, treatments, and support groups for patients and families to utilize on a daily basis.

Susan Hyman, MD, discusses advances in treatment of children with Autism during the 2014 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition in San Diego.