Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
SURVEY OF CO-OCCURRING CONDITIONS
·Autism is a lifelong Neurobiological and Social Condition.
·It is seldom apparent and relatively recent in identification (1940’s).
·Autism has multiple genetic origins - poorly understood.
·All Autists are typically significantly different from each other.
·Each person with ASD has a 'palette' of co-occurring conditions.
·Some co-ocurring conditions accompany ASD from the outset.
·Others manifest themselves later as secondary or tertiary flow-on effects.
·Many are environmental in origin (caused by others reactions or other factors).
·Few accurate statistics exist - what little that is known we have tried to present.
·Some statistics seem minor, but are significant relative to the general population.
·Please do check with Wikipedia for any terms mentioned you are not familiar with.