How is autism expressed in a person and inherited?

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How is autism expressed in a person and inherited?
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Autism is usually diagnosed because of impared social interaction - children won't respond to their name or look others in the eye. Often autistic people don't watch faces - even when they do, they don't pick up on cues from facial expressions or tone of voice. Repetitive behavior and behavior viewed by others as self-abusive is common.Its unclear what the cause of autism is or if its inherited - several choromosomes and physical causes are being investigated currently.

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