Not so long ago there was only one term used to diagnose someone with an autism spectrum disorder. Nowadays there are different subtypes of autism used when diagnosing someone with an autism disorder. There are many forms of autism and not 2 people with this disorder are alike. With some people, you will not even notice they have a form of autism because they are functioning … [Read more...]
What are the Symptoms of Mild Autism?
Recently there seems to be an outburst of children diagnosed with PDD-NOS, autism and Apserger. Not so long ago nobody knew what autism was and most people did not heard about it but now almost 3% of all children in the US is diagnosed with a form of autism. Knowing what the symptoms of mild autism (PDD-NOS) and autism are is important because treatment and education is … [Read more...]
What are the Signs of Mild Autism?
Autism belongs to the autism spectrum disorders and is a disorder that develops from early childhood and is something you have to life with for the rest of your life. Signs of mild autism are associated with related disorders like PDD-NOS and Asperger syndrome. The diagnosis of autism is most frequently given in toddlers aging 3 to 5 years old. However, research has shown that … [Read more...]
What are the PDD-NOS Symptoms?
PDD-NOS is a type of autism spectrum disorder. Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified is a disorder that looks like autism but does not fit all the symptoms. Although this disorder can be seen at a very young age, most often it is diagnosed in toddlers. PDD-NOS symptoms are much like autism but are often seen in a milder form. You could say that Pervasive … [Read more...]
What are the Autism Characteristics?
Not so long ago Autism was not a spectrum disorder but a diagnosis on itself. Nowadays there has been quite some research on the subject resulting in a new how how to diagnose autism spectrum disorders. With spectrum disorder we mean that there is not a fixed set of behavior that defines the disorder. Instead, every person with an autism spectrum disorder can be totally … [Read more...]