What is Autism?

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February 25, 2014
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It seems that cases of autism are on the rise. This leaves many parents wondering, “What is autism, and are there any signs or symptoms that I should be watching for?”.

According to Todd Levine, MD, with Women & Infants’ Center for Children and Families, “The diagnosis of an ASD is made after a thorough review of each child’s medical and developmental history along with observations of behavior and function.” Learn More

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Todd Levine, MD

Dr. Todd Levine provides clinical services at the Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Clinic at the Center for Children and Families at Women & Infants Hospital, where he treats children and adults with ASDs and behavior difficulties. Treatment includes medication management, family therapy, individual therapy, and school consultation.

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