Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

Autism spectrum disorder is a really interesting disorder to learn. In 2012, approximately 1 in 88 child in the United States was diagnosed with Autism by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network. This is a tremendous increase compared to the reporting’s in the 1980’s; it was reported as 1 in 10,0000. ASD’s are a “spectrum disorders”, which means it affects each person in distinctive ways, and can also range from mild to severe circumstances.
This disorder is a group of developmental disabilities that cause a great social, interaction and ways someone responses to challenges. Therefore these people with similar characteristics handle cognitive information in a different way than other people. Since the symptoms of autism spectrum disorder differ on each individual. Children with ASD fall into three categories such as; social defacement, hard time with communicating, and rhythmic behaviors.
Social difficulties are common with all ASD disorder. Social impairment has an effect on a child’s everyday life. For example, a child will not be able to respond to parent or others by 1 year of age. The child might like solitary better and not play with others, has facial expressions that are improper, does not know the difference of personal boundaries and also may have trouble understanding about their own feelings etc.
Let’s say that a typical child starts to understand and learn things as they interact with people around them, whether peers or family members. Infant’s way of interacting is by looking at people in the eye and start focusing on their facial reactions, gestures and copying words and actions. They learn to clap and interact with adults quickly. But a child with Autism syndrome disorder can’t figure out and has a hard time with interacting and figuring out gestures…...

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