Autistic Adults Do Not Look Like Autistic Children
Check out this article by Judy Endow that highlights key differences between adults and children with autism.
Below is a brief intro to the article:
"I recently presented to a room full of people on the topic of Autistic People and Literacy. A few days later I again presented to another group of people on another autism related topic. It doesn’t matter the autism topic or whether the group I am presenting to be educators, therapists, or parents of children with autism – I am almost always approached by someone wanting to know how it is that I do not look or act anything like the autistic children they know.
There are many reasons autistic adults do not look like autistic children. Here are some to consider:"