Autism is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder. This means that autism affects the development of the brain and affects a child’s ability to comunicate, socially interact and learn like a typical child.
FACTS ABOUT AUTISM
PREVALENCE OF AUTISM
1 in 68 children
4 boys to 1 girl
There is no exact cause of autism yet, but there are links to genetic, environmental and biological factors.
MYTHS OF AUTISM
MAIN AREAS OF DEFICITS
Social Interactions and Communication
Restricted and Repetitive Behaviours
Does My Child Have Autism?
Learn about the red flags of autism, complete the M-Chat self-assessment and learn about what to expect from a comprehensive Diagnostic Evaluation as well as the DSM-5 criteria.Learn More