Symptoms

Key Signs of Autism

Tuesday, April 01, 2003
April is National Autism Awareness month and the ideal time to revisit the signs and symptoms of autism as well as new research with regard to potential causes. Autism is a broad term for a group of brain disorders that interfere with a child’s ability to communicate and interact ..

Spasticity Is A Symptom, Not A Disorder

Tuesday, August 01, 2000
The involuntary increase in the tone and stiffening of muscles is called spasticity. When parts of the body are spastic, they become stiff and difficult to move. The muscles often feel hard. Movement around the joints is difficult, making walking or using the arms laborious. Spasticity ..