Autism is a lifelong developmental condition. This condition can affect an individual's ability to relate to his or her environment and their interaction with other people. The autism spectrum is a range of difficulties that people on may experience and the degree to which they may be affected. Some people may be able to live relatively normal lives, while others may have an accompanying learning challenges and require continued specialist support.
People on the autism spectrum may also have:
Each child or adult with autism is unique and, so, each autism intervention plan should be tailored to address specific needs. We here at HD Psychologists can help!
For more information about autism, visit: https://www.autismspectrum.org.au/content/what-autism
What is Aspergers?
People with Asperger’s syndrome have the following characteristics:
These difficulties can lead to anxiety, confusion and frustration for the person with Asperger’s syndrome, and sometimes for their family and friends. Contact us if you believe yourself or someone you care about display the above characteristics. A diagnosis can allow the person to understand their feelings and behaviours and find support and help.