Autism is an umbrella term for a complex developmental disability also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Two core features of autism are a) social and communication deficits Kids with autism typically have difficulties with verbal and non-verbal communication, socialization, and play/leisure skills., and b) fixated interests and repetitive behaviors, such as repetitive stacking, lining up or spinning toys, and hand flapping. They often demonstrate repetitive or stereotypical behavior There’s a saying that goes, “If you’ve met one kid with autism, you’ve met one kid with autism.”


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