According to Autism Spectrum Australia: Autism is a condition that affects how a person thinks, feels, interacts with others, and experiences their environment.
“It is estimated that 1 in 70 people are on the autism spectrum,” meaning that it is important to understand what autism really is and to clear up any misconceptions. ❤
Australian Bureau of Statistics, estimates 205, 000 Australians with autism in 2018, a 25.1% increase from 165, 000 in 2015.
- A condition that impacts the nervous system.
- It affects how a person thinks, communicates, and interacts with others, and their environment.
- A lifelong disability.
- Described as a ‘spectrum’, as symptoms vary widely.
People with ASD experience everyday interference, including difficulty with their motor skills and their capabilities. 😔
However, our physios and exercise physiologists can help those with ASD by improving their movement and strength via specific exercises to see the #abilityindisability. 🙌💗