Autism spectrum The autism spectrum encompasses a range of neurodevelopmental conditions, including autism and Asperger syndrome, generally known as autism spectrum disorders ASD.Individuals on the autism spectrum typically experience difficulties with social communication and interaction and may also exhibit restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests, or activities. How pregnancy may shape a child s autism Spectrum Dec , E ven after her first child, Shane, was diagnosed with autism last year at the age of , Melissa Patao knew she wanted a bigger family She was aware that any other children she had would have high odds of being diagnosed with the condition estimates suggest that about percent of siblings of autistic children also receive a diagnosis but she was than willing to take the chance. The social ties between autism and schizophrenia Spectrum Jul , When the shy, dark haired boy met with clinicians for a full psychiatric evaluation two years ago, almost everything about him pointed to autism W had not spoken his first words until age He was at least before he could form sentences. Autism spectrum disorders in the media Autism spectrum disorders ASDs or autism spectrum conditions ASCs describe a range of conditions classified as neurodevelopmental disorders in the DSM , used by the American Psychiatric Association As with many neurodivergent people and conditions, the popular image of autistic people and autism itself is often based on inaccurate media representations. Stars are slammed for doing a fundraiser for autism hate Apr , Jimmy Kimmel teamed up with Mark Rober on Color The Spectrum A Livestream To Support The Autism Community, but critics have called out the nonprofit organization that will benefit. Famous Musicians with Autism Spectrum Disorder While, of course, autism spectrum disorder was unheard of at the time, many of his behaviors would be dead giveaways now He struggled with impulse control and often engaged in dangerous behavior As Mozart s sister, Nannerl, put it Never, until he died, did he learn to Paint Colors For Autism Room Colors For Autism Spectrum Most of us take painting a room in our home as a simple weekend project But for parents whose children are on the Autism Spectrum, painting a room can present a world of challenges If your child is on the Autism Spectrum please take a look at the color suggestions below to get advice and inspiration for your next painting project. Sleep Strategies for Children with Autism Autism Treatment Network, a funded program of Autism Speaks It is supported by their child affected by autism spectrum disorders ASD Many children with ASD have difficulty with and dark If the room is too dark, add a dim night light to your childs bedroom and leave it on all night If there is Autism Spectrum Condition Service Gloucestershire Health If you feel you may have an autism spectrum condition, please visit your GP in the first instance If you are already accessing Gloucester Health and Care services please talk to your health professional and they will consider a referral BC Contrasts Dark Contrasts White A A A. Autism and Anxiety Managing Symptoms in Adults with ASD Mar , Autism spectrum disorder is generally characterized by social and communication difficulties and by repetitive behaviors Severe forms of ASD are often diagnosed in the first two years of a child s life, but high functioning individuals may not be diagnosed until much later in life.