Do you really know about autism ? Autism is a complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life and affects a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others. It is defined by a certain set of behaviors and is a ‘spectrum disorder ‘ tahat affects individuals differently ant to varying degrees.
The is no known single cause of autism but increase awareness and funding can help families today.
Sign of autism
Autism is treatable. Studies show that early diagnosis and intervention lead to significantly improved outcomes.
The sign of autism such as :
1. Lack of or delay in spoken language
2. Repetitive use of language and or motor mannerisms
3. Little or no eye contact
4. Lack of interest in peer relationships
5. Lack of spontaneous or make-believe play
6. Persistent fixation on parts of objects
There is no known single cause for autism but there’s a number of theories including the links among heredity, genetics and medical problems.
There are many differences between a medical diagnosis and an educational determination or school evaluation. A medical diagnosis is made by a physician based on an assessment of symptoms and diagnostic test.
For educational determination is made by a multidisciplinary evaluation team comprised of various school professional.
Reference :- Autism Society