AUTISM - Cognitive Development Learning Centre
ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)
- Autism is a range of development disorder characterised by difficulties in socialisation and communication and restricted/ repetitive pattern of behaviour and interest.
- Autism appears to have it’s roots in very early brain development and the most obvious signs and symptoms of autism emerge between 2 and 3 years of age.
- Examples of ASD:
- Childhood disintegrative Disorder (CDD)
- Aspergers Syndrome
- Pervasive Development Disorder – Non Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS)