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Mental Health Brochure

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wHAT IS autism?

  • Autism is a neurodevelopment of impairments.

  • A person with Autism they are likely to have difficulties in social and communication interactions, and have behavioral problems all in which are REPETITIVE.
  • Autism is usually recognized in the first 3 years of a child’s life and can go into adulthood.
  • Being diagnosed with Autism can make it difficult for someone to communication and interact with other people because they have delays

When Being Diagnosed By a Professional, thing that they look for are:

  • Communication (lacking, speech, language; repetitive)

  • Social (lack eye contact, don’t engage with peers (age appropriate)
  • Behavioral ( parent report play interactions, eating and sleeping habits

(Dr. Amy Cooper McComas, EdD, BCBA)

  • 1 in 150 in 2007

1 in 68 in 2012

1 in 59 in 2017

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I know of nobody who is purely autistic, or purely neurotypical. Even God has some autistic moments, which is why the plants spin" - Jerry Newport, Your Life is Not a Label

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"Do not fear people with Autism, embrace them, Do not spite people with Autism unite them, Do not deny people with Autism accept them for then their abilities will shine" - Paul Isaacs

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If they can't learn the way we teach, we teach the way they learn" - O. Ivar Lovass


  • Medications
  • Trainings
  • Focusing Interventions and Intensive Behavior (improve social and communication)
  • Pivotal Response Training
  • Speech/ Language Therapy

(Center for Disease Control)

Parent involvement is important  to continue thing tips learned at interventions at home as well. Treatment improve over time but last into adult head.

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  • Autistic children are not disciplined
  • People who hear stigmas are afraid to have their child diagnosed
  • Their brain is wired different


Kincaid D.L, Doris M., Shannon C., Mullholland C. (2017) Psychiatry Research Colume 250 pg. 99-105

McCamas A.C (2018) Exceptional Parent Autism Sign and Symptoms Renew Hope

Lui T., Kaareiengala V., Litchke L.G. (2019) Journal of Physical Education and Sport, Motor Competition and Social




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