High-functioning autism (HFA) is a type of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that is characterized by relatively good verbal and cognitive skills. People with HFA may have difficulty with social interaction and communication, but they are often able to live independently and hold jobs.

Symptoms of High-Functioning Autism

The symptoms of HFA can vary from person to person, but some common symptoms include:

  • Difficulty with social interaction and communication
  • Restricted interests and repetitive behaviors
  • Sensory sensitivities
  • Anxiety and mood disorders
  • Problems with executive functioning (planning, organizing, and prioritizing)

Diagnosing High-Functioning Autism

There is no one test that can be used to diagnose HFA. Instead, doctors will use a combination of factors to make a diagnosis, including:

  • The child’s developmental history
  • Their current behavior
  • The results of standardized tests

Treatment for High-Functioning Autism

There is no cure for HFA, but there are a number of treatments that can help people with HFA to improve their quality of life. These treatments may include:

  • Applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Medication

High-functioning autism is a complex condition. With the right support, people with HFA can live happy and fulfilling lives.

OrbRom Center is a special education center in Phnom Penh, Cambodia that offers a variety of services for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The center’s mission is to provide children with ASD with the tools and support they need to reach their full potential.

Find out if your child needs extra support today!

  • My child screams hysterically
  • My child is mean to other children
  • My child is always worried
  • My child is scared to go to school
  • My child is scared of loud noises
  • My child doesn’t know how to read
  • My child is scared to play outside
  • My child does not respond to his name
  • My child always gets in trouble
  • My child fights with other children
  • My child doesn’t know how to count

If you are concerned about your child’s development, contact us for Assessments: Phone/Telegram: 077.455.993 – Telegram Link: https://t.me/OrbRom

If you are concerned about your child’s development, contact us for Assessments.

Phone/Telegram: 077.455.993 Link: https://t.me/OrbRom