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Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Australia

Synopsis

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a lifelong developmental disability characterised by marked difficulties in social interaction and social communication, and restricted and repetitive interests and behaviours that vary in range and severity. Research shows that about 1 in 100 children, almost 230,000 Australians, have ASD and that it is more prevalent in boys than girls. Learn more here.

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