Noun Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by social impairments, communication difficulties, cognitive impairments, and repetitive behaviors. It can range from very mild to severe and can occur in all ethnic, socioeconomic, and age groups. Males are four times more likely to have autism than females. Some children with autism appear normal before age 1 or 2 and then will...[ read more ]

Autism Therapy

noun Autism therapy decreases behavioral and developmental issues related to autism and autism spectrum disorders. Its purpose is to promote independence and a better quality of life for individuals with autism. Autism therapy is usually designed to fit  an individual’s needs. People with autism usually start showing symptoms during early childhood, which is when one should begin autism therapy. Most...[ read more ]