Autism Causes Are We Close to Understanding the Causes of Autism? Share Pin Email More in Autism Causes Basics Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Asperger's Syndrome Adult Autism Children and Autism Applied Behavioral Analysis School and Summer Options Hints and Tips Teens and Autism Support for Parents Positive Living Autism and Family Life Glossary View All Updated April 06, 2016 How well do we understand autism spectrum disorder? There are a lot of factors to consider. Here's what we know so far. Up Next Up Next Video What Causes Autism? Up Next Video What You Need to Know About Autism Up Next Video Understanding Autism Up Next Video Can Autism Run in Families?