The behaviour of some children and adults can be challenging and may seem outside the norm for their age. The cause may be temporary stress or may involve ongoing autistic or disruptive behavioural disorders.
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Topic: Autism spectrum disorders
ASD is a complex disorder which affects a person’s ability to interact with the world around them.
Asperger syndrome usually becomes obvious during childhood and remains throughout life, with varying degrees of disability.
A person with Asperger syndrome often has trouble understanding the emotions of other people.
Savant syndrome is a condition in which a person may be highly impaired in some or many areas, but has exceptional abilities in a specific area.