Autism is a Neuro-developmental disorder that typically presents itself as impairment in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication, and by repetitive behaviors. It is a diagnostic requirement that symptoms be present before a child turns three. Autism affects how the brain process information by changing how the cells in the brain and their connections are organized. How this happens is not clear.
Autistic children typically will benefit from assistance in their education and social interaction. CUSP specializes in developing plans and working with parents and educators to most effectively increase an individual’s potential to learn and interact. If educators, support staff, and family are all working together then it is possible to greatly increase the potential of an individual’s future.