Autism is usually detected by the time children age 3 or 4 and common signs begin to piece together a puzzle. But sometimes a diagnosis isn't.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) occurs in all age, racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Autism is generally characterized by social and communication difficulties and by repetitive behaviors. Often, severe forms of ASD are.
Main signs of autism. Common signs of autism in adults include: finding it hard to understand what others are thinking or feeling; getting very anxious about.
Autism awareness for children has exploded in recent years. But what about Here's how to go about getting an autism diagnosis as an adult.
Samantha felt whole when she received her autism diagnosis at age 34. Learn about adult diagnosis and about autism in adults.