Cell Researcher – Dr. Theresa Deisher
Autism and Cord Blood
What is Autism?
Autism is a disorder that affects the brain’s normal development of social and communication skills and appears in the first 3 years of life. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a range of disorders characterized by “persistent deficits in social communication and social interaction across multiple contexts and restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests, or activities.”