Most kids with Autism have sensory issues, but it is not a part of the diagnositc criteria. Many kids with sensory issues may also have defecits in some of the areas that a person will Autism has defecits in- but not all areas, or not as severely.
the three areas which are affected in Autism are:
and play skills or areas of interest
a kid with SID may have problems in, say, social skills, because of the sensory issues involved with it- but their...