Autism Spectrum Disorder

By, Lauren Falk

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder ( ASD ) Is a group of disorders including Autism, Asperger's syndrome, and persuasive developmental disorder. Autism is the the most popular of these disorders, and effects brain abnormalities. It usually effects the social and comunication skills. Also people or kids who have this disorder need:

  • More time on test
  • Seating closer to the front of the room
  • Written study guides
  • Daily or weekly communication

Asperger's Syndrome

Asperger's Syndrome is a type ASD. It delays the development of many basic skills, Most common is social skills. Kids with Asperger's syndrome typically function better than a kid with Autism. Also a kid with Asperger usually have normal intelligence and near-normal language development.
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Autism

Autism is a type of ASD that mainly effects social and communication skills. It also effect interaction skills. 1 in 68 kids have autism, But is more common in boys than girls. For boys theirs a 1in 40 chance and for girls theirs a 1 in 189
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Persuasive Developmental Disorder

Persuasive developmental disorder (PDD) Is a disorder that effects social skills and can be easily spotted in infants.
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Autism Spectrum Disorder