As the number of students recognized with ASD has increased over the last few decades.
Some people even call ASD an 'epidemic'" (Powell & Driver, 2013, Chapter 9 Introduction). This increase specifically influences center as it shows a high likelihood of your encountering children with ASD. Thus you should understand the disorder and also the strategies which will support children with ASD in the classroom or center. For this description, imagine you are new teacher merely learning about the ASD.