Autism

Autism is a  lifelong neurological development disorder that affects the way a person views and interacts with the world around him/her.  Autism typically appears during a child’s first 3 years and it affects them in the areas of social interaction, communication and imagination.

Autism affects each person differently and they demonstrate with a combination of behaviors that ranges from mild to severe. Children living with Autism also prefer sameness, consistency and structure.

When a child has Autism he/she becomes over or under sensitivity to sound, touch, sight, smell and taste. 

INDICATIONS/RED FLAGS

Every person with Autism is a unique individual and some common traits of Autism include:

  • Poor Social Skills.
  • Difficulties interacting with others.
  • Difficulties with communication.
  • Restricted to Repetitive Activities or Interest.
  • Abnormal Responsive to Sensory issues such as; Sound, Touch, Sight, Smell and Taste.
  • Some show Aggressive or Self-injurious Behaviors such as; Head-banging or biting themselves.

CURE

Currently there is no cure for Autism but many persons improve greatly with therapies. No one knows for sure what causes Autism and no one has a magic pill to cure it either. The earlier that a person can begin therapies the better, early intervention is a life-long success.