What is a Autism? Autism is a complex developmental disorder which affects and impairs social, communication and behavioral functions in individuals. Read More
Typical abilities of persons with Autism: Many individuals with an autism spectrum disorder have significant cognitive impairments, although some have typical or even above average IQs.
Typical disabilities: People with autism have difficulty with social interaction and communication skills. They may also have other challenging behaviors such as repetitive motor behaviors, aggression, and even self injury.
Resources: The National Autism Association | The Center for Autism | Autism Speaks