By Jessy McCulloch, Autism Home Support Services
As much as our knowledge and understanding of autism has grown over the years, there’s still so much to learn! In fact, this article on Autism Speaks’ website has 8 things you might not have known about autism.
- No two people with autism are the same – even twins?
- About 1/3 of children and adults with autism are nonverbal?
- Many people with autism experience light, color, and sound more intensely than everyone else?
You don’t just get these interesting facts in this article though. They provide graphics and links to get more information and resources! In their own words:
Autism Speaks is dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. In that vein, we created the shareable graphics below to help educate others about autism.
So take a few minutes to check it out. You might be surprised at what you didn’t know!