Autism Spectrum disorder is a complex neruodevelopmental disorder that involves impairment in behavioral and social interaction among the children suffering with it. Children with ASD often experience few difficulties which vary with the level of disorder.
Few common difficulties that are experienced by the ASD children are listed below:
Difficulty in motor coordination.
Difficulties in establishing social and emotional connections.
They face difficulty in meeting up with their peers and making new friends.
Difficulties in holding back a conversation or initiate a new conversation.
Faces difficulty in reacting to temperature, pain and fails to identify or smell the object.
Difficulties in understanding the opposite person’s gestures and fails in altering the facial expression.
A survey has revealed that the prevalence of ASD has doubled in last 5 years and in the year 2011 -2012, every 1 in 50 school aged children were ASD victims. If in a family, one child suffers with ASD, then there are 5% chances that even the other child in the family falls victim for ASD.
In general, the Autism Spectrum Disorder is of 5 types that includes Autistic disorder, Asperger’s disorder, Rett’s disorder, Pervasive developmental disorder and Childhood Disintegrative disorder.
Behavioral therapies, educational therapies, family therapies and few prescribed medications can be really helpful on spotting the ASD symptoms and treating it.
Irrespective or their autistic nature, few normal people have gone to become World recognized celebrities like Courtney Love, Lewis Carrol, Dan Harmon, Tim Burton, Daryl Hannah and James Durbin.