Autism Guide

A. What is Autism ?

A. What is Autism ?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a Neurodevelopmental disorder which means it is associated with the development and functioning of the brain.

B. What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?

B. What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Autism Spectrum Disorder is an umbrella term used to refer to several neurodevelopmental conditions

C. Types and Causes of Autism

C. Types and Causes of Autism

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5, published in 2013) includes conditions mentioned below as part of the Autism Spectrum Disorder:

D. Signs and symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder

D. Signs and symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder

An assessment is the best way to know if your child has ASD. It will give you a diagnosis and clarity about whether your child has Autism or not.

E. Screening and Assessments for Autism

E. Screening and Assessments for Autism

Assessments are essential to understand the strengths and weaknesses of the child across various domains like Motor skills, Activities of daily living, Social skills, Verbal & Non-verbal Communication skills, Cognitive skills, Emotional skills, Behaviors, Sensory profile, Play skills etc.

F. Early intervention and Treatment for Autism

F. Early intervention and Treatment for Autism

Early identification and intervention are proven to be most effective in providing best results for most conditions including Autism Spectrum Disorder.

G. Treatement for Autism