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 Four Myths of Autism Spectrum Disorder Debunked

Four Myths of Autism Spectrum Disorder Debunked

Many causes have their awareness days or months, as autism has April, but what happens the rest of the year when people come across individuals with autism unaware of the characteristics of the disorder that spans a spectrum of symptoms and traits? The unawareness leads to myths about what it means to have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). ...
Autism Awareness and How to Help

Autism Awareness and How to Help

The latest estimate by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention determined in late 2018 there was a 15-percent increase in prevalence among young children diagnosed with ASD, bringing the national average to 1 in 59 children, from 1 in 68 just two years prior. This translates into about 65,000 to 70,000 children this year having the diagnosis. Yet so many individuals may go about their day not knowing who among them has this disorder, which can be both an obstacle and a gift. ...

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