Child and Adults Autism Spectrum Disorder in COVID-19 Pandemic.Author(s): Marcos Altable
The worldwide population prevalence of autism is about 1%. The current picture that we are experiencing with the COVID-19 pandemic makes it difficult for many people to understand and assimilate everything that is happening. In persons with autism, this difficulty can become extreme, both in children and adults. However, there are some recommendations to help process and assimilate this situation and avoid or reduce complications in this population. The recommendations are simple, but they are difficult to perform. However, they can help keep the lives of the loved ones and their family members more bearable. Only by knowing its characteristics and applying a few recommendations or guidelines, caregivers and the affected persons will be able to lead a more enjoyable life.