Autism

By: Taylor Horne

What is Autism?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. ASD can be associated with intellectual disability, difficulties in motor coordination and attention and physical health issues such as sleep and gastrointestinal disturbance.

Some symptoms are

  • Sleep defaults
  • Mood
  • Anxiety
  • Language disability

Facts about autism

  • Boys are nearly five times more likely than girls to get autism.
  • Autism now effects 1 in every 68 kids and 1 in every 42 boys
  • There is no cure for autism

My source

This is where I got my facts