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Autism

5 Facts About Autism

  • Autism now affects 1 out of 88 children, 1 out of 42 of them being boys
  • It is the fastest-growing disability in the U.S
  • Boys are 5 times more likely to have Autism than girls
  • There is no medical detection or cure
  • The rate of Autism is steadily rising http://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/facts-about-autism

3 Words of Advice for People Living with Someone with Autism

  • Learn About Autism
  • Avoid long verbal instructions; people with autism have trouble remembering the sequence
  • Many autistic children need protection from loud noises that hurt their ears
  • Most children with autism can become fixated on only one thing; try to motivate them to find other interests
  • Accept them for who they are
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