Apr 12, - Autism in Singapore: Greater awareness needed. About 50, people are diagnosed with autism in Singapore. And every year, more than children are diagnosed with autism. But how many people in Singapore actually know about autism spectrum disorder apart from those who live with an autistic individual. Apr 30, - Children as young as three years old can be diagnosed as autistic, says Dr Meng, principal autism consultant at Autism Resource Centre (Singapore). . How many people can say that about themselves at the age of 23?