Autism is a developmental disability that affects the way a person processes information. This factsheet helps parents to understand and manage a child with autism, and also provides information on where to find help.
02 June 2014
What is autism?
Autism is a developmental disability that affects the way a person is able to process information. This affects your child's ability to:
- Understand and use language to communicate
- Interact socially
- Understand and respond to activities and objects in the environment
- Respond to sensory stimuli.