Autism Awareness

In order to highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism, the Autism Society has been celebrating National Autism Awareness Month since the 1970s. The United States recognizes April as a special opportunity to educate the public about autism and issues within the

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  1. What Is Autism?

    Autism is a mental condition, present from early childhood, characterized by difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and abstract concepts.

  2. Non-verbal girl with Autism speaks through her computer 20/20 ABC News
  3. Theories :

    The body's immune system may inappropriately produce antibodies that attack the brains of children, causing autism.

    Scientists aren’t certain about what causes ASD, but it’s likely that both genetics and environment play a role.
  4. Autistic children used to be separated as if they were a different species, put in different classrooms. But they are just like us, they just have a different way of viewing things and have different reactions to certain situations as well. People just have to be open-minded as to how difficult it may be for people with autism. We know where we are going, they just take a little longer to figure that out... Figure themselves out.
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    #autismawareness #educate #advocate #love #raiseawareness #autism #awareness #aprilisautismawarenessmonth
  6. Symptoms:

    Repetitive Behaviors
    Difficulty Communicating With Others
    Issues With Sleeping
    Delayed Speech
    Poor Social Skills
  7. #Autism is a #ComplexSpectrum of #disorders that share three classic features
 1.#ImpairedCommunication
2. #PoorSocialEngagement  3.#RepetitiveBehaviors. 
On one end of the #spectrum are people who are considered to be socially awkward but, in many cases, incredibly bright! At the other extreme, are individuals with severe #MentalDisabilities and behavioral problems, but they still have a gift to share with the world! 
#AutismAwareness #AutismAcceptance #SpecialNeeds #Educate #AutismActionApril #Parents #Child #NonProfit #Organization #Facts #ThePuzzledPathway
    #Autism is a #ComplexSpectrum of #disorders that share three classic features 1.#ImpairedCommunication 2. #PoorSocialEngagement 3.#RepetitiveBehaviors. On one end of the #spectrum are people who are considered to be socially awkward but, in many cases, incredibly bright! At the other extreme, are individuals with severe #MentalDisabilities and behavioral problems, but they still have a gift to share with the world! #AutismAwareness #AutismAcceptance #SpecialNeeds #Educate #AutismActionApril #Parents #Child #NonProfit #Organization #Facts #ThePuzzledPathway
  8. - WOULDN'T CHANGE THEM FOR THE WORLD, BUT WE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD FOR THEM :)
  9. - WE SPEAK TO THEM WITH WORDS AND THEY LOOK AT US WITH FEELINGS ...
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