Life Expectancy, Causes, Symptoms, Facts, Treatment.
People tend to think the average life expectancy of an autistic is 18 to 21 years," said Stephen Shore
A similar chain of events occurs in autism. We know that toxic exposures during pregnancy and complications associated with delivery can disrupt brain processes before birth and shortly afterwards. Mutations in the genes associated with autism can affect how the brain develops and functions, starting well before birth.
The range and severity of symptoms can vary widely. Common symptoms include difficulty with communication, difficulty with social interactions, obsessive interests, and repetitive behaviors.
Autism prevalence figures are growing