Autism Spectrum Disorders
Autism spectrum disorder is diagnosed after a number of observations which involve neuro-developmental traits that tend to develop and show during childhood. Causes have not yet been fully understood although it can be related to genetics.
Their condition effecting them in different ways.
Commonly referred to as Asperger’s Syndrome which is a condition on the Autistic spectrum. Autism can be related to other conditions such as ADHD. Most children will have autism recognised in childhood, but in some situations they or their families are either unable or unwilling to get a diagnosis or seek treatment.
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Main Symptoms of ASD
Social Communication difficulties and struggling to understanding social situations
Difficulty in recognising or understanding others emotions and feelings
Fixation on specific interests which can also be obsessions
Sensory sensitivities which can come in many types such as, loud noises or clothing