What is autism? A child who is feeling difficulty in learning is supposed to be suffering from autism. This is the deficiency found in few children amongst many normal ones. But, for the parents of the concerning child, it is like the whole world comes just crashing down up on them. And it is true because every child is just an apple of the eyes of his parents and no one could afford to overlook any discrepancy in his or her child. A combination of the patience, love and help of a professional counsellor can help to overcome this disability.