She didn’t seem to develop in the normal sequence, either.
She stood up before she crawled, and when she began to walk, it was on her toes. Instead, she grabbed things or screamed to get what she wanted.
Accommodating specific learning disorders in the classroom
Even though more than 60 percent of adults with autism continue to need care throughout their lives, some programs are beginning to demonstrate that with appropriate support, many people with autism can be trained to do meaningful work and participate in the life of the community.
Autism is found in every country and region of the world, and in families of all racial, ethnic, religious, and economic backgrounds.
You may despair at the bizarre ways they express their inner needs.
And you may feel sorrow that your hopes and dreams for them may never materialize. Gone are the days when people with autism were isolated, typically sent away to institutions.
In addition to loss of personal potential, the cost of health and educational services to those affected exceeds $3 billion each year. When overwhelmed by noise and confusion, he bit himself or picked at his nails until they bled.