Autism Spectrum Disorder is characterized as a disorder in which children display deficits in: a) social interaction, b) verbal and nonverbal communication, and c) repetitive behaviors or interests (National Institute of Mental Health, 2007). For this Assignment, visit the links below and read one individual story of a child with autism. Then answer the following questions:Based on your reading, how can Autism Spectrum Disorders be treated? What factors tend to influence the high prevalence rates in autism diagnoses amongst children today?
http://www.autismspeaks.org/blog/2012/06/06/bullying-military-kids-story for a story about a child
http://www.autismspeaks.org/search/apachesolr_search/child story to select a story about a child
http://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism for an overview
http://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/prevalence for prevalence