Diagnosed with Autism

My Niece of 3 years 2 months old had been diagnosed with Autism . I want to know that Is Autism curable or not???. She use to play with her shadow and repeat a single word so many times. Very Aggressive and have fear from Height. The doctor has advised her for some therapy which she is already going through. Please suggest .
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Dr. Sugandha Gupta
11 yrs. of exp | Delhi | Psychiatrist
Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder wherein symptoms can be improved with occupational therapy, medications etc but a complete cure is not possible. Each child is different and responds differently to various therapies. Continue with what your doctor advises. Good luck.
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