Since abnormal psychology is the study of abnormal behavior, autism falls under this category. The actual cause of autism is unknown, but it manifests itself as a form of abnormal brain development. Most people are familiar with the terms autism and asperger’s syndrome; however, there are three addition categories of the autism spectrum disorder. The categories are Rhett’s syndrome, Childhood Disintegrative Disorder and Pervasive Developmental Disorder.
Is autism considered a Learning Disability?