Learning About ASD

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Ahmed Raza

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability resulting in communication, social, and behavioral difficulties. ASD impacts how a person perceives and socializes with others, resulting in communication and social interaction issues. Autism spectrum disorder may include limited or repeated types of behavior. However, the term “spectrum” in ASD means a wide range of symptoms and challenges to the disorder.

Specific vital abilities like thinking, learning, and problem-solving of those with ASD can vary. Some patients need a lot of support in their daily lives, while others may not need any.

Autism can have a serious impact on education and employment. In fact, 85% of college-educated people with autism are unemployed. The level of support provided by the national and local authorities, and societal attitudes are crucial factors in determining the quality of life of those with ASD.

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