Question: How Do I Know If I’M On The Spectrum?

Can you be a little bit autistic?

If that seems to describe you, are you autistic.

Or are most of us really “a little autistic?” While most of us have moments in which our feelings or behaviors are similar to those of people on the autism spectrum, the answer is NO..

Can you be slightly autistic?

What Is Mild Autism? There is no official diagnosis called “mild autism,” yet the term, along with “high-functioning autism” is still used in some cases.

Can you be slightly on the spectrum?

No, there is no such thing as being a little autistic. Many people may show some characteristics of autism from time to time. This may include avoiding bright lights and noises, preferring to be alone and being rigid about rules. This does not make them autistic.

Could I be on the spectrum and not know it?

While autism is most often diagnosed in toddlers, it’s possible for adults with autism spectrum disorder to go undiagnosed.

What does I’m on the spectrum mean?

autism spectrum disorder“On the spectrum” usually refers to the specific set of behavioral and developmental problems and the challenges associated with autism spectrum disorder. A diagnosis of ASD means that your child’s communication, social, and play skills are affected in some way.