According to the U.S. Center of Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 68 kids have autism. However, doctors and autism specialists said the findings were significant as previous studies had not touched upon the subject in the city. "It's hard to focus with ADHD and autism as well". He plays sports, has a black belt in karate, participates in school clubs, is in his high school's band, and is even his high school's mascot.
"I have a lot of cool friends".
By following developmental approaches, individuals who are perceived and treated with respect and given opportunities to relate, think and communicate their interest, encouraged to take decisions, which is crucial for development and all learning, can move forward, she said.
"Our kids are just like every other kid", she says.
GOVERNMENT CUTS could force the closure of a popular centre for autistic children as calls are made for Parliament to be more autism-friendly. Conversely, children who are overlooked in early childhood often struggle through school and into adulthood.
Film producer and director Ryan Hetrick ("Restoring Balance") said: "We are under an epidemic red alert with autism - not only in the United States, but around the world". Not many know, but autistic people are actually afraid of accidentally offending people, which leads to majority being shy, especially in social situations.
Not understanding what was going on, other kids gave her son Avery amusing looks when he started Kindergarten and parents said he shouldn't be there, that he should be in a "special school" instead, she said.
Since its inception autism awareness and research around the world has increased as a result.
"And you're not alone", Wale added.
Girls with autism are more likely to social discrimination: World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) is being observed every year on 2 April 2 which is come under the various comminities around the whole glob which set a goal to put a spotlight on the difficulties that people with autism faces every day in their life.
"My son may have autism, but I know that he has a great adult life ahead of him and I don't know what we or other families would do without them". Children who are autistic might find it hard to maintain eye to eye contact with a person, might have some behavioral tics or speech patterns.
Given the differences in communication, social interaction, imagination, many people in the spectrum may have very uncommon activities and atypical ways of relating to people, objects and events in the environment. In the early years, she said even attending church services with her son could be a hard task at times, but now she said that has been helped through her church and others offering special needs mass every few weeks.