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According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), both genetics and environment may determine whether a person develops autism.

Without monitoring from parents, electronic gadgets can have negative effects on children’s development (Sundus, 2018).

According to DSM V, restricted behavior is one of the two criteria for diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (American Psychiatric Association, 2013).

YES. The results of this study provide preliminary evidence that omega-3 fatty acids may be an effective treatment for children with autism (Amminger et al,2007).

YES. The impact of dietary intervention made using dietary guide books found to be useful to reduce various behavior symptoms among the selected autistic children (Nazni,Wesely,Nishadevi,2008)

Studies show that adults with autism can continue to improve throughout their lives. As current federal support for people with autism ends after they reach the age of 21 (Daniel,2007).

With the early intervention program, a child will receive therapy and educational support services that are catered to his or her unique needs. This means that the child can have support to improve developmental outcomes, and he/she has a better chance of entering mainstream schools in the formal education system (MindChamps, 2018).

The actual time in treatment will also be relative to how many sound errors are being addressed in the treatment plan. The more sounds in error, the longer the duration of treatment (Speech and OT,2020).

Parents and teachers may think that the students are just being lazy or not putting in enough effort because they are unable to finish their notes and homework. (Smitha Bhandari, 2020)

Screen time for children younger than 2 years is not recommended.

We should not stop it but monitor the activity demands.

Teach them to label emotions when they are experiencing. create emotional awareness.

No medication that can cure autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

To ensure the child can benefit from early interventions to improve the daily living skills and social behavior.

It can be started when the child is conscious of their own need to pee/poo and can initiate the act without being reminded or prepared by parents. (Mota & Barros, 2008)

The most commonly used screening tool for Autism Spectrum Disorder is The Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers, Revised with Follow-Up (M-CHAT-R/F) (Robins, Fein, & Barton, 2009).

ASD is frequently associated with intellectual impairment and structural language disorder.

A short writing tool combined with a vertical surface can influence the grasp of young children (Yakimishyn & Magill-Evans, 2002).

No, there is no specific diet as every child is different.

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