AUTISM - Cognitive Development Learning Centre


ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

  1. Autism is a range of development disorder characterised by difficulties in socialisation and communication and restricted/ repetitive pattern of behaviour and interest.
  2. 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.
  3. Examples of ASD:
    • Autism
    • Childhood disintegrative Disorder (CDD)
    • Aspergers Syndrome
    • Pervasive Development Disorder – Non Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS)