World Autism Week
There is wide variety, and differing levels, of severity of symptoms found in children with autism. Picture: Carol Guzy Cape Town – Autism is not a disability – it’s merely a “different operating system”.
For years, autism has been treated with intensive one on one therapy. Now, Autistic adults are speaking out and advocating a change in perception and acceptance. One out of every 45 individuals has an autism diagnosis. This statistic has increased from 1970, when a mere one out of every 10 000 people were diagnosed. We need to adapt and learn from people on the autism ….