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    5 Common Myths About Autism

    5 Common Myths about Autism 1. People with autism don’t look at you Inconsistent eye contact may be common amongst some but not all individuals with autism. Some people with autism may not intuitively look a person in the eye when talking to them, but may choose to focus instead on other parts of the face or body to gain meaning. 2. People with autism are not interested in social interaction Most people with autism are very keen to have friends and interact socially, but often have difficulties knowing how to make and keep friends. Social graces do not come naturally to people with autism, so they often need to…