11 Things You Didn’t Know About AutismPeople With Autism Enjoy Other PeoplePeople with autism enjoy and need social contact. Every person with autism is unique and has different social skills and deficits. The term autism spectrum disorders refers to a group of developmental disorders characterized by a wide range of symptoms, skills and levels of disabilties. The benefits and joys for neurotypical people and those with autism can open new doors of awareness. Susan Senator, the mother of a young person with autism, provides insight into the life challenges faced by people on the spectrum in Autism Adulthood.