WHAT IS AUTISM
ASD – Autism Spectrum Disorder a complex developmental disability, the signs of autism usually appear in early childhood and it hugely affects the ability of a person to communicate with others. It can be defined by a group of behavior as a spectrum situation which affects certain individuals differently at diverse degrees. Awareness and early diagnose and support can improve the lifestyle of the Autistic person, as there is no known cause of autism. Some practices associated to the autism comprise delays in verbal learning; Struggle with eye contact or interacting; Trouble with decision-making function, correlated to logic and planning; Narrow, intimate interests; Bad skills and physical sensitivity. A person with the spectrum may follow many or some of these behaviors, or many others. The diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder is applied on the basis of the analysis of all behaviors and their severity.
The signs: Early diagnose can create a change
Autism is a remedial treatment. Individuals with Autism do not “get intoxicants” to autism, but studies show that early diagnosis and interventions produce very good results.
Here are some signs to check:
- The language is spoken or delayed
- Repetition of language and/or motor modes (e.g., fluttering, moving objects)
- Little or no eye contact
- Lack of interest in peer contacts
- Lack of spontaneous game
- Constant fixation on parts of objects
- Without understanding, autistic people and families are at risk of isolation and development of mental health problems.
- Autism does not just affect children. Autistic children grow up and become autistic adults.
- Autism is a hidden disability – you cannot always tell if someone is autistic or not.
- While autism is incurable, the right support at the right time can make a huge difference in people’s lives.
- At least one of the three autistic adults is facing serious mental health problems due to the lack of support.
Gender and autism
Autism can be found more in Boys and Men as compared to girls. The various genetic variances state that girls are less likely to inherit autism than boys. Women and girls are better at camouflaging the difficulties and likely to have more patience than boys.