Autism

Autism

Noun

Autism is a serious neurodevelopmental condition that results in a person having cognitive difficulties, social impairments, repetitive behaviors and communication problems. The disorder ranges from mild to severe and occurs in all socioeconomic, ethnic, and age groups. Autism is more prevalent in males than females. In some cases, children suffering from autism will appear normal before attaining age 1 or 2 but will unexpectedly begin to show signs of the disorder. If the child has regressive autism he/she will lose the social skills or language he/she previously learned.

Although there is no known cure for autism, there are various forms of education and specialized treatments that most of the children who fall on the autism spectrum can make use of so as to learn and develop normally. Obtaining an accurate diagnosis and intervention early is very crucial in reducing challenges and afflictions that are brought about by autism, including wild behavior, and offer some amount of independence.

Most of the treatment used rests on the requirements of the person. In a larger number of cases, the individual will need to combine treatment, medication and therapy, for best results. Autism range of disorder may require lifelong treatment.