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.
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. :)
Will the new autism definition change how we care for kids?
A presentation and poster explaining what inclusion is/should be in the classroom or school environment. This is full of simplified statements and could be expanded upon for awareness or staff training purposes.