What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? It is rather ridiculous to assume the adults pictured actually have autism. And NO the vaccine connections has NOT been ruled out. In fact the studies that are cited to "prove" vaccines are not linked to autism have been discredited. Link here: http://www.ageofautism.com/2009/04/fourteen-studies-only-if-you-never-read-them.html
Autistic Spectrum Disorder is a developmental disability where there is a triad of impairments; social communication, social interaction and social imagination. Autism is called a spectrum as, although all individuals will suffer from difficulties in three main areas, their condition will affect them in very different ways. No two people with ASD will have the same difficulties. Asperger’s Syndrome is on the Autistic Spectrum.
A4 poster that could be displayed in a staff room or circulated among staff. Shows some of the common sensory problem areas that students with autism, and other sensory difficulties, may experience. Not exhaustive but a clear starting point. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources pinterest.com/sostherapy/.
The History of Autism | Over the past century, the definition of autism and the array of disorders it encompasses has not only changed but also been subjects to gross misunderstanding. Let's take a look at a short history of autism, as well as current diagnosis rates and information. ♥ Help raise awareness by saving and sharing this infographic on autism. :)
Strengths of aspergers: loyalty in relationships, bias-free, truth-seeking, free of hidden agenda, fascination with words and puns, original perspectives on problem-solving, exceptional memory, clarity of values, listen without judgment or assumption, enthusiasm, full of trusting optimism and the belief in genuine friendship.
Autism Spectrum Disorders can be confusing. No two children are alike. No two cases are the same. Doctors are still figuring out the ins and outs of the spectrum. Misinformation is plentiful. It can definitely be a beautiful mess to navigate. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources pinterest.com/sostherapy/.