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what are the common challenges faced by persons in ASD?


  • The common challenges faced by Persons with Lack of eye to eye contact and Lack of socializing skills.

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    Another one is stigmatization by peers and the community

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental condition that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. It refers to a broad range of neurologically diverse characteristics. The word spectrum means that autism affects different individuals differently.

    Persons with autism are often affected by sensory issues such as oversensitity or undersensitivity to sounds, smell or touch. In addition, people with ASD has the following individualistic challenges;

    *Abnormal body posturing

    *Avoidance of eye contact 

    *Problem with two way conversation

    *Learning difficulties

    *Behavioral disturbances

    *Deficits in language comprehension

    *Delays in learning to speak

    *Inappropriate social interactions

    *Intense focus on one topic

    *Lack of empathy

    *Not engaging with peers

    *Repeating words or phrases

    *Repetitive movements

    *Self-abusive behaviors

    *Sleep disturbances

    *Social withdrawal.

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