Autism Spectrum Disorder, And The Lifestyle Of An Autistic Essay

960 Words Oct 7th, 2016 4 Pages
Think about your life right in this very moment. We have it pretty easy. We have a roof over our head, a great education, and pretty great friends. Now imagine your life if you had a brain disorder. You couldn’t say what you’re thinking, you wouldn’t be able to concentrate on what you’re doing, and you don’t where you stand in your relationships. This is what having autism is like. Today I will be sharing with you the origin of autism, treatment, and the lifestyle of an autistic subject.
So the origin of autism is sort of like looking at a pair of brand new tennis shoes. You’re curious what model they are, and will they make you run faster? I’m guessing all of you know that people with autism are considered different than the average Joe, but do you really know what it is? Gene Blatt’s article autism states “Autism spectrum disorder or ASD are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. Characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors”. Now there is kind of a gray line when talking about the causes of autism. Some say there is no cause and its unpreventable but according to the article Research and Intervention Are Making Headway Against Autism states “Majority of autistic cases have shown advanced parental age, maternal illness during pregnancy, periods of oxygen deprivation, mothers exposed to high levels of pesticides, and air pollution”. Now thanks to Mr. Klaman’s biology…

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