What is Autism?
ASD – Autism Spectrum Disorder
Autism or ASD is a broad range of development disorder characterized by difficulties in socialization and communication and restricted/ repetitive pattern of behavior 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)