Children / person with ASD has
Difficulties With communication
Children / persons with ASD have difficulties with verbal (speaking) and non verbal (eye contact , expression , gestures ) communication.
Difficulties with social interaction
Difficulties with behavior
There are three types of ASD
The child with asperger has problem with social interaction and behavior. language development is generally not affected but might have problem in understanding humor or metaphors
Pervasive Developmental disorder
The child with Pervasive Developmental disorder has some but not all of the autistic disorder and asperger syndrome but not all
MEDICATION: Certain class of medications helps in some of the symptoms like controlling repetitive thoughts, behavior and control aggression and temper tantrums.