Autism is characterized by communication deficits, poorly developed reciprocal social interactions, stereotyped behaviors, and restricted interests. This article describes these characteristics and then provides an outline of the evolution of autism from the early 1900s to the present. Autism Step Singapore is a Non-Profit Organization providing answers and assistance to families living with Autism. There is the help, there are answers, and autism is treatable. To learn more about Autism Step then, keep touch with us.