The symptoms of autism in adults can differ from those in children, and many adults have learned to live with their symptoms over the years. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders. In most cases, people receive an autism diagnosis in childhood, usually after the age of 4 years.
However, some adults live with undiagnosed ASD. Even people with more severe symptoms may not have received the correct diagnosis. This article explores this subject: