The History of Autism Spectrum Disorder The historical and theoretical foundations of autism spectrum disorder have greatly influenced the understanding of ASD. For this Assignment, you will use the Unit 3 Assignment Template to analyze five historical and theoretical events. For each event, you must provide the following: • Describe the historical impact of the event to the field. Consider the following: • How did the term/diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder originate? • Why was this event impactful during this time? • What were the perceptions of ASD during this time? • How has this event changed perceptions today? • Connect the event to a theory of ASD. Consider the following: • How is this event directly related to this theory? • How is the theory applied to the field today?