However, it is believed that around 2-6 of every 1000 children have some kind of autistic disorders. The exact causes of autism is yet be known. Early intervention is necessary to treat an autistic child effectively. It is difficult to teach autistic children same way like normal children. Special education programs are prevailing in most of the countries to teach the autistic children effectively.
This article begins with the story of an autistic child. It helped the author to catch the attention of the readers with ease. The introduction of Ryan’s story helped the author to introduce the various dimensions of Autism Spectrum Disorder to the readers. After the explanation of Ryan’s story, the author defines autism spectrum disorder in simple words. Many people do not know the difference between autism and autism spectrum disorders. The definition of autism spectrum disorder definitely helps the readers to realize that autism is only one among the many disorders under the banner of Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Even though this article explains many of the disorders under Autism Spectrum Disorders, it gives only the general symptoms. In other words, this article failed to provide the prominent symptoms or the specific symptoms of each every disease under the Autism Spectrum Disorders. If this article was able to provide the specific symptoms of each every disease under the Autism Spectrum Disorders, readers would have been benefitted more.
This article failed to cite the possible reasons of Autism Spectrum Disorders. It is a fact that the exact reasons of this disorder is yet to be known. However, there are some speculations about it. For example, it is believed that heredity and the crazy life styles of the mother (smoking, drug use, alcoholism etc) during pregnancy, can cause problems to the mental development of the fetus. However, the article failed to give lime lights on these beliefs and speculations.