WORLD Autism Day takes place on 2 April; in fact the entire month of April denotes World Autism Awareness Month.
Asperger's syndrome is a variant of autism, and people who have this syndrome are usually considered to be at the higher end of the autism spectrum. People with Asperger's syndrome display the following traits:
* difficulty with (qualitative) social communication.
* difficulty with (qualitative) social interaction.
* Adverse sensory responses to certain stimuli.
* Rigid, repetitive, routine, and ritualistic behaviours.