By: Ava Devine, A2 - 11/17/14
Introduction to Ausim
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a disorder that causes the mind to act differently. When you have autism it is hard to communicate with other people.There is no official cure/medical test for autism. But people who have trouble with things (autism) they see a therapist/friend/family member. Some causes of ASD are if someone with the same genes or your surrounding that you are in. Some symptoms are social interaction. Some examples are when they communicate or in their behavior. Children can get diagnosed with it at 18 months to 4 years old. It is common to get in your genes if someone had it in your family. As you can see these are some causes of autism.
10 Facts About Autism
ASD is short for Autism spectrum disorder
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a disability that can cause communication and behavioral challenges.
Signs of ASD can begin during early childhood
ASD is difficult because there is no medical test to detect the disorder
Autism has no cure
Scientists found out that genes are a risk factor of having Autism and the person has a greater chance of having ASD
People who have ASD often have trouble talking and understanding words at a young age
Some people with ASD are really good at music, computers, or art
About 40% of people with ASD have an average or above-average intelligence
- There is no real cure for Autism, you help by learning new things.
This is the ribbon for Autism. The puzzle piece is a symbol for ASD.
This shows that Autism people are different and you should accept them.
Someone who has autism brain vs. someone who has a normal brain.
5 facts that someone can do to Help Autism
If you have ASD you can go to a speech therapist, psychologist, occupational therapist, and a teacher
A child might want to communicate so they point to pictures
If someone has ASD you can play games. For example if it is an educational game you would play with them that would make them smarter because the smarter they are the more you can talk to them like a normal person
Take something they enjoy because they will like it but they just won’t express them
With an early diagnosis you should go to the doctor right away
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"ASD Center: Symptoms, Causes, Tests, Treatment, and Therapies - WebMD." WebMD. WebMD, n.d. Web. 17 Nov. 2014. <http://www.webmd.com/brain/autism/default.htm>.