Author: Jack Washington

Behavioral Health And Autism

  Source: Despite the fact that mental illness is more common for individuals with autism spectrum compared to the general population, the behavioral health of autistic people most often lacks attention. This article looks at some of the most predominant behavioral or mental health problems including obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety, and depression. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders […]

Autism And Savantism

Laurence Kim Peek, an exceptional savant, was the inspiration of the autistic character of Raymond Babbitt in the movie Rain Man.   He was diagnosed with autism with an extraordinary memory being able to memorize every book he reads.   Despite his exceptional ability, he still experienced social anxiety brought by his disability.

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