Autism Basics Myths About Autism Share Pin Email More in Autism Basics Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Causes Asperger's Syndrome Adult Autism Children and Autism Applied Behavioral Analysis School and Summer Options Hints and Tips Teens and Autism Support for Parents Positive Living Autism and Family Life Glossary View All Updated April 20, 2016 There are a number of myths about Autism Spectrum Disorder. Here's what you should know to set the record straight. Up Next Up Next Video Understanding Autism Up Next Video Are Vitamins or Special Diets Helpful for Children with Autism? Up Next Video What Causes Autism? Up Next Video What Happens When a Child With Autism Grows Up?