Spectrum of Autism

What are the 5 different types of autism?
The 5 different types of autism are Rett Syndrome, Asperger’s Syndrome, Kanner’s Syndrome, CDD, and PDD-NOS. Those who have Asperger’s Syndore do have advanced vocabulary and they don’t have delayed speech. That is not the case with Rett Syndrome though because they have delayed speech and they clap their hands consistently. As for Kanner’s Syndrome, it is exhibiting what you will usually see in autistic people. It includes having a hard time communicating with others. Yes, if you are not autistic, you are going to have a hard time talking to people who have Kanner’s Syndrome until you give it up and talk to another person. You can’t blame yourself for doing so though. Those who have Rett Syndrome will have difficulty breathing when they grow up. Also, they will develop seizures at random times.

What are the 3 types of autism?
The 3 types are classic, Asperger’s Syndrome, and PDD-NOS. PDD-NOS relays to the ones that were not specified in the other types of autism. These are the children who would react in a delayed manner. The classic syndrome refers to people who do limited or no eye contact with the people you are talking to. It also refers to people who react strongly to sudden sounds. For example, lightning strikes and they suddenly scream. The moment they do that, they surprise all the people around them. Children who have classic autism have no interest in talking to normal people. In fact, they have no interest in talking to other autistic people either. They would rather spend some alone time.

What are the 4 types of autism?
Childhood Disintegrative Disorder, Pervasive Developmenetal Disorder, Austic Disorder, and Asperger’s Syndrome are the four types. These types are different from one another and you would need to take the child to the doctor to know what type the person is dealing with. PDD refers to someone who has some characteristics of being autistic but not all of them.

What is the difference between autism and autism spectrum disorder?
Both autism and autism spectrum disorder refers to the behavioural disorders affected by the condition. Autistic people are challenged by social skills as they will have a hard time communicating with other people. There is basically no difference between the two as when you refer to someone being autistic, you are basically talking about both terms. It is hereditary most of the time so there is nothing you can really do about it. It is usually characterized to different levels of autism. Those who are at the highest level would need continuous support from a caregiver or someone who knows how to take care of that person.

What is borderline autism?
It refers to people who is close to being autistic but that is not the case. Either way, the person is exhibiting some behaviors of being autistic like looking at another place when someone is talking to that person. It is not something you can overlook though.