Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental condition which affects individuals in two main areas:
ASD affects the way that individuals are able to interact with others and they often find the world to be a confusing place. Difficulty communicating can result in 'melt downs' ‐ this differs from a tantrum as the individual does not choose to have a meltdown.
Individuals with ASD often have sensory sensitivities ‐ they may be under ‐ or over‐sensitive to any of the five senses. For more information, click below.