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Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Asperger's Syndrome

Posted on 20 July 2017


The term 'Autism' refers to a range of similar conditions characterised by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviours, verbal/non-verbal communication as well as unique strengths and differences. Autistic people see, hear and feel the world differently to other people. If you are autistic, you are autistic for life; it cannot be 'cured'. However, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, educational support, plus a number of other interventions are available to help children and parents. The exact cause of autism is still being investigated.

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