According to Autismspeaks.org, Autism ”or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication. According to the Centers for Disease Control, autism affects an estimated 1 in 59 children in the United States today.
We know that there is not one autism but many subtypes, most influenced by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Because autism is a spectrum disorder, each person with autism has a distinct set of strengths and challenges. The ways in which people with autism learn, think and problem-solve can range from highly skilled to severely challenged. Some people with ASD may require significant support in their daily lives, while others may need less support and, in some cases, live entirely independently.
There are a few celebrities who have autism and many are unaware of. Here are 10- of such famous people.
Anthony Hopkins, a Welsh actor, producer and director. Hopkins revealed that h was diagnosed with Asperger’s when “my wife was trying to figure out who she was married to.” Hopkins has since given credit to Asperger’s syndrome which made him restless in turn, making him a hard worker.
The amazing singer was diagnosed as “mildly autistic” while still a young girl even though she was unusually intelligent, Love, however, struggled with school and interacting socially.
Hollywood actress Daryl Hannah has been public with her diagnosis of Asperger’s. The Kill Bill actress revealed in a few interviews that her autism made her incredibly shy and fearful of large events.
According to the singer, he sees himself as different. The
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