High Functioning Autism and Asperger’s

No one will display all the known characteristics of autism; some individuals may exhibit only a few. Just as no two non-autistic people, including identical twins who are absolutely alike, no two individuals with Asperger syndrome or high functioning autism behave in exactly the same way. All, however, have some difficulties interacting with other people and some odd … Read more

Autism Epidemic – How Real is it?

“While there are few Flat-Earthers who insist that there is no real epidemic of autism, only an increased awareness, it is obvious to everyone else that the number of young children with autism spectrum disorders has risen, and continues to rise, dramatically.” The background: Leading news services are currently Pharma funded, so journalists can’t really … Read more

What is Psychosis

Many of our readers, often ask me, is autism a psychological disorder? The short answer is no. Autism and psychological impairments are totally unrelated. Psychiatric illness is primarily classified under 2 broad categories: Neurosis and Psychosis. Well, what is psychosis? In this post I will cover it in detail. Sigmund Freud, General Psychological Theorist says,”Neurosis … Read more

Childhood Disintegrative Disorder

What is Childhood Disintegrative Disorder? Disintegrative disorder in children is also known as Heller’s syndrome. It is an extremely rare condition in which children develop normally up to an age of two and then suffer a severe loss of social, behavioral and communication skills. Childhood Disintegrative Disorder (CDD) is among the 5 major types of autistic disorders … Read more

What is Echolalia Autism

What is Echolalia? Echolalia is a form of unconventional verbal behaviors such as repeating a conversation, television program or part of a movie/play word for word. Even the inflections or tones and patterns of the conversation will be replicated by the subject. Echolalia is part of normal language development and is somewhat spontaneous in children. It is much … Read more