Today is world autism awareness day! Autism is a spectrum disorder that affects an individual's brain. It varies in severity depending upon the individual. This continuum includes disorders from ‘low functioning’ to ‘high functioning':
• Autistic disorder
According to the CDC autism affects 1 in 68 children, and is more prevalent in boys than girls. In fact, according to the autism speaks website, autism affects more than two million individuals in the us alone. To learn more about autism click here. Some common behaviors of autism spectrum disorder include:
Resources for students with Autism
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