What is autism?
Autism spectrum disorder is a scope of complex neurodevelopment issue conditions, exhibited by social and communication challenges, as well as confined, repetitious behavioural patterns.
Spectrum disorders are those in which various symptoms, skills and degrees of impairment or disability are present. The spectrum ranges from mild impairment on one end and severe impairment on the others. People exhibiting symptoms of the disorder can fit anywhere on the spectrum.
Those with autism spectrum disorder differ from others regarding how they communicate, interact, behave, and learn. ASD shows up in all ages, ethnicities, and socioeconomic groups. The proportion of children with autism grows every year. Males with autism outnumber females by 4 to 1.
ASD’s characteristics include: