At the global level, one in 160 children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental, non-progressive, and
lifelong neurological disorder derived from multiple etiologies. It’s a syndrome of
thinking, feeling, language, and interaction difficulties. The major symptoms of
(ASD) are affecting the functioning of the brain and involves specific disorders
such as a) Child disintegrative disorder – a rare condition where a child learns
skills and loses them by age of ten years, b) Pervasive developmental disorder
(typical Autism) c) Asperger syndrome – mild Autism syndrome but with normal
language development, d) Challenges with social communication and
interaction, e) Repetitive and restricted patterns of behavior and interest or
activities and, f) Other symptoms are similar to Rett Syndrome.