Autism is a developmental disorder that affects all aspects of a child/adult life. The term Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is used to describe the condition.
It is important to note that no two adults/children will present with the same characteristics and this is why a spectrum of disorders is used to describe the condition.
Listed below are some of the features that may be present in children/adults with Autism, they can range from mild to severe:
Some children may have problems with toileting, sleeping patterns and eating. Not all of the traits will be present in every child/adult and may have varied depending on the severity of the condition and on the persons affected.