Can a person with mild autism live a normal life?
The simple answer to this question is yes, a person with autism spectrum disorder can live independently as an adult. However, not all individuals achieve the same level of independence.
How do autistic people cope with change?
- Find out about the change. As a parent or carer, you can be proactive in finding out what is involved in a specific change.
- Describe the change.
- Use visual supports.
- Involve the right people.
- Moving from one activity to the next.
- Be aware of anxiety.
What are the physical signs of autism?
People with autism sometimes may have physical symptoms, including digestive problems such as constipation and sleep problems. Children may have poor coordination of the large muscles used for running and climbing, or the smaller muscles of the hand. About a third of people with autism also have seizures.