Autism Facts – 90 Unknown Facts About Autism

Interesting facts about autism

The signs of autism can be seen in infants as young as 6 months.

Autism, Rett Syndrome, Childhood Disintegrative Disorder, Asperger Syndrome, pervasive Development Disorder – Not otherwise specified, are the 5 types of autism spectrum disorder.

1% of the world population is having autism.

90% of adults with autism are underemployed or unemployed.

35% of individuals with autism and aged between 19 and 23 have not had a job or received post graduate education after high school.

Autism services cost $232-262 annually to U.S. citizens

Hispanic and African American children are diagnosed far later than the Caucasian children.

There is wide range of Autism related disorders.

Susan Boyle, Temple Grandin, Dan Aykroyd, Darl Hannah are some of the celebrities who have autism.

Autism is generally considered as a communication and social disorder, but some may have sensory, cognitive and motor problems.