Autism Spectrum Disorder is a developmental disability. Children and adults with autism have differences with social communication/interaction and exhibit restrictive and/or repetitive patterns of behavior. There is a wide range of ability among people with autism. Some people with autism need significant levels of support to ensure their health and well-being while others do not. There is no known cause of autism and no singular form of assistance for autism.
People with autism have differences in the areas of social communication/interaction and restricted/repetitive behaviors. A few examples:
There is no single behavior that is always present in every individual with autism.