Autism Basics What You Need to Know 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 things to know about Autism Spectrum Disorder. Here are a few things to think about when trying to understand autism. Up Next Up Next Video What Causes Autism? Up Next Video How to Teach Life Skills to Teenagers with Autism Up Next Video Are We Close to Understanding the Causes of Autism? Up Next Video What is the Autism Spectrum?