This paper stresses that autism is firmly related with collective brain disorder which is known as autism spectrum disorder. Children and young people diagnosed with autism face severe lifelong impacts due to this medical condition. However, the intensity of autism symptoms may vary from one individual to the other. Usually, autism can be related with impairment in communication, imagination and social interaction. In general, it has been identified that autistic children suffer from mental retardation. In this relation, Morton has illustrated three models namely biological, behavioral and cognitive under which autism can be associated and defined. It has been stated that over the last few decades, autism prevalence has dramatically increased in the UK.
This report makes a conclusion that the role of parents’ involvement for autistic children in their mainstream educational environment has been perceived to be of great importance. It has been identified that parents in partnership with schools can act effectively in changing the behavior of autistic children and thereby they can assist in improving the life of autistic children and young people. In the recent times, the UK government has initiated several policies in order to seek significant engagement of parents towards the mainstream educational environment of autistic children and young people. The author declares that there have been significant parental support strategies that are taken in order to mitigate the problems and issues related with learning and development of disabled children. ...Show more