March 21, 2017
There are many myths and misconceptions about autism.
People with autism cannot love.
They do not want friends.
They do not like to be hugged.
They are often by themselves because they want you to stay away.
They cannot have fun or learn to play games.
Since autism is a spectrum disorder, its characteristics vary from person to person. A good rule of thumb is to find out about each individual’s preferences, which might change over time or be expressed in different ways by different individuals.