By Peter C. Mundy PhD
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If so, symptom variability in ASD may reflect the nonlinear or complex determinant pathways of a dynamic system (Barton, 1994), and may not unequivocally indicate the presences of differences in etiological processes within this developmental disorder category. 2, which depicts two major paths to developmental variability and symptom expression in people affected by ASD. One path involves the interactions among multiple initial causal processes (ICPs in the figure), which involve multiple major genetic determinants and variable expressivity as well as penetrance of gene expression, caused by largely unknown epigenetic gene–gene and gene–environment interaction processes.
Brains Are Made for Sharing In a very real sense, the capacity for joint attention and reference is a very basic dimension of human cognitive neurodevelopment (Mundy, 1995). It is related to a superordinate function, which is to process external or exogenous information about environment, and then relate that to processing The Dimension of Joint Attention and ASD Diagnosis 31 of internal or endogenous information about the physiological and mental status of the body. This allows people and animals to develop goal- directed behaviors that respond to environmental information in ways that best meet their internal physiological and mental needs.
It may be a little too early in our science to abandon any ideas—and certainly not the idea that autism is a definable neurodevelopmental disorder category, or that certain signs and symptoms can be expected to be present in a high percentage of cases. Rather, we can expect the combination of symptoms of the disorder to vary across individuals and ages, but with time we will uncover dimensions and processes are that are common to symptoms and the nature of the disorder. Of course, we can expect the search for those commonalities to be challenging and to be complicated by a number of factors.