Ans: Movies like “Tare Zameen Pe” and “Burfi” have displayed learning disability and that is where public perception stem from. Autism is a disease of social integration and how the mind interacts with social environment. It impacts a child’s speech, intelligence and other faculties. There are both high functioning and low functioning autism based on people’s background and intelligence. Asperger's syndrome is also a form of autism that affects the child’s behaviour, reactions, and concentration levels.