Autism Facts – 90 Unknown Facts About Autism

Autism awareness facts

Early behavioral or educational interventions are found to be successful in many children with Autism.

There is no cure for Autism, therapies and behavioral interventions are designed to remedy specific symptoms and can improve those symptoms.

Medical costs for children with Autism are nearly 6 times higher than children without autism.

Autism is a Spectrum Disorder and hence it affects differently. Symptoms may range from mild to severe.

If one of the twins is autistic, then there is 60% chance that the other twin will also be autistic.

Scientists believe that Autism is a result of multiple genes, anywhere between 3 and 20 interacting with each another.

About 50% of the individuals with autism also suffer from depression or anxiety.

About 90% of the individuals with autism also have sensory issues.

The early ASD is diagnosed and treated the better it is.

About 25% of individuals with ASD will have an accompanying learning disability.