On December 18, 2007, a resolution was signed by the United Nations member states in order to dedicate a day of remembering the rights of people with autism throughout the world.
Autism is considered as a problem of the century, because the number of children with autism is gradually growing year by year. Unfortunately, this syndrome accompanies a person through the whole life and needs special care. Autism is an extreme form of psychological alienation that is expressed in the form when a child starts to get in contact with environmental reality. According to the WHO, one in 160 children is diagnosed with autism.
The word autism comes from the Latin word autos “yourself”; autism-means “closed.” During the autism there comes a violation of psychological development, autistic people begin even not to communicate with native people, they express their fears and features sharply. During the last years, the number of children having health problems has increased throughout the world. Children usually gain some health problems because of different diseases that mothers have during the pregnancy period. The difficulties of the socialization of children with autism significantly affect the quality of life of the child, as well as his family.