11 Insightful Facts About Autism

11 Insightful Facts about Autism Autism is a disorder of neural development characterized by impaired social interaction and verbal and non-verbal communication, and by restricted, repetitive or stereotyped behavior. The diagnostic criteria require that symptoms become apparent before a child is three years old. Autism now affects 1 in 88 children; 1 in 54 boys,…

Top 10 AMAZING SAVANTS With REAL SUPER POWERS

Top 10 AMAZING SAVANTS With REAL SUPER POWERS

Welcome to Top10Archive! Savant syndrome is defined as a condition in which a person demonstrates capacities or abilities that are greatly in excess to that of which would be considered normal. People with savant syndrome may have neurodevelopmental disorders, notably autism spectrum disorders, or brain injuries. For this installment, we’re counting down 10 extraordinary savants…

Top 10 Famous People with Autism

Top 10 Famous People with Autism

Top 10 Famous People with Autism 10. John Elder Robinson author and autistic A New York Times bestseller, Look Me in the Eye, was published in 2007 by Random House. It is John’s life story growing up as an autistic before there was such a diagnosis. John was later diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, but before…