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Do the symptoms of autism change over time?

A person with autism will always have impairments in cognitive, social, and behavioral function. However, these symptoms can change with time, getting better or worse. Frequent follow-up with a primary care physician can allow for earlier intervention and hopefully a better outcome.

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