Autism is a complex, lifelong developmental disability that typically appears during early childhood and can impact a person’s ….
While there is currently no known single cause of autism, early diagnosis helps a person receive the support and services that they need, which can lead to a quality life filled with opportunity.
With nearly 1 in 54 Americans affected by autism, it’s likely you know someone with autism.
Awareness promotes acceptance and change, get to know the basics about autism….
AUTISM AWARENESS SIGNS
• Repetitive behaviors, movements, or phrases
• Lack of response to normal stimuli (i.e his/her name, visual cues)
• Atypical verbal communication or non-speaking
• Difficulty understanding or expressing feelings
• Avoiding eye contact
AWARENESS TO ACCEPTANCE
The Autism Society is dedicated to improving the quality of life for every person affected by autism, and we create opportunities by building a more inclusive world.
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