Goal Mastery

Your life. Your way. Your choice.

 

Myths

Four myths about autism

There are many myths about autism. These often make diagnosis and support difficult. SASI supports teenagers and adults with high-needs autism. They encourage clients to nurture opportunities withing mainstream communities. The following myths can make this task more difficult.

[row]
[column lg=”3″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]
[thumbnail target=”_self” src=”http://sasi.syd.au.m4rsites.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/AUTISM_PAGE_MYTHS_Block1-e1473741013983.png”]
[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]
[thumbnail target=”_self” src=”http://sasi.syd.au.m4rsites.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/AUTISM_PAGE_MYTHS_Block2.png”]
[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]
[thumbnail target=”_self” src=”http://sasi.syd.au.m4rsites.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/AUTISM_PAGE_MYTHS_Block3.png”]
[/column]
[column lg=”3″ md=”12″ sm=”12″ xs=”12″ ]
[thumbnail target=”_self” src=”http://sasi.syd.au.m4rsites.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/AUTISM_PAGE_MYTHS_Block4.png”]
[/column]
[/row]

[table width =”100%” style =”table-bordered” responsive =”true”]
[table_head]
[th_column]Myth 1[/th_column]
[th_column]Myth 2[/th_column]
[th_column]Myth 3[/th_column]
[th_column]Myth 4[/th_column]
[/table_head]
[table_body]
[table_row]
[row_column]

A person with autism
finds it difficult to learn
new skills

[/row_column]
[row_column]

People with autism are
good at maths, art and
music

[/row_column]
[row_column]

After finishing school
austic people instantly
adapt to adult life

[/row_column]
[row_column]

Children can only be
diagnosed with autism

[/row_column]
[/table_row]

[table_head]
[th_column]Facts[/th_column]
[th_column]Facts[/th_column]
[th_column]Facts[/th_column]
[th_column]Facts[/th_column]
[table_row]
[row_column]

A well supported autistic
person can learn new
skills and reach their full
potential

[/row_column]
[row_column]

People with autism find a
topic of passion and
often excell in their field

[/row_column]
[row_column]

Young people both with
and without autism find
life after school a
challenge

[/row_column]
[row_column]

People with ASD can be
diagnosed at any age

[/row_column]
[/table_row]
[/table_body]
[/table]