Autism

By: Anna Grace Lockey

What is Autism?

It is also called autism spectrum disorder. It is a serious development disorder that impairs the ability to communicate or interact

Symptoms/Signs

  1. Behavioral: aggression or crying
  2. Cognitive: the child may be experiencing problems when it comes to paying attention
  3. Developmental: learning disability or speech delay
  4. Psychological: depression or they are unaware of others feelings
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Statistics

Above you can see the statistics over the years for the amount of adolescents with autism. 1 out of 68 kids are born or develop autism.

Medication or Counseling

  • There is no cure for autism
  • You can take a prescription called (Sequel)
  • There are also many types of specialist you can go to, to help with the disorder