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Asperger’s Syndrome

AFASIC

This condition was first identified in 1944 by Hans Asperger. He described a group of children with autistic behaviour and thinking, who, generally, had good intellectual and linguistic abilities. They are defined as a discrete group in the classific...

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Autism Alert card

National Autistic Society

Developed in consultation with adults with autism and parents, our autism alert card can be carried by a person with autism and used in difficult situations, where they may find communication difficult. The autism alert card is designe...

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Autism Spectrum Disorder (Asperger Syndrome)

the NHS website

Autism and Asperger syndrome are both part of a range of related developmental disorders known as autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) that begin in childhood and last through adulthood. Some people refer to these as autistic spectrum conditions, auti...

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Autism: understanding behaviour

National Autistic Society

If your child has autism, you may at times find their behaviour puzzling or challenging. In this new book, we look at the cause and function of behaviour: what might your child be trying to communicate or achieve by acting in a particular way? We als...

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Autistic Spectrum (The)

AFASIC

The 'autistic spectrum' is a blanket expression currently used by many professionals. It describes the characteristics of a group of children who show, to varying degrees, similar styles of behaviour, thought and communication. This spectrum includes...

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Autistic spectrum disorder (Autism & Asperger)

the NHS website

Autism and Asperger syndrome are both part of a range of related developmental disorders known as autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) that begin in childhood and last through adulthood. Some people refer to these as autistic spectrum conditions...

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Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Patient UK

Autistic spectrum disorders affect the way a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. Many (but not all) people with an autistic spectrum disorder also have a learning disability. People with autistic spectrum disorders usually need sp...

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Diet and Autism Spectrum Disorder (BDA)

British Dietetic Association

This sheet briefly summarises two of the most common dietary concerns in ASD - extreme faddy eating and using diet as a treatment for ASD, and highlights that although many useful behavioural strategies exist to help with extreme faddy eating, t...

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Health Conditions that could affect your driving

Directgov

The law requires you to tell the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) about any condition that may affect your ability to drive safely. If you are involved in an accident and it is found that your health condition was a contributing factor, you...

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Living with autism

the NHS website

There are more than half a million people with autism in the UK. That’s one person in every 100. Including their families, autism touches the lives of more than two million people every day. A few facts about autism Diagnosis for...

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Mental Health and Learning Disabilities - Autism Spectrum disorder

Royal College of Psychiatrists (The)

A leaflet written by Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust for people with mental health problems and learning disabilities about Autism Spectrum disorder. All these materials have been written and tested with people with learning disabilities and the...

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My family is different

National Autistic Society

Aimed at young children aged five to eight, this colourful workbook is full of activities and games to help siblings understand their autistic brother or sister. It aims to encourage family members to talk honestly about their feelings and...

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My friend Sam - a story about introducing a child with autism to nursery school

National Autistic Society

This accessible and affectionate book uses simple wording and delightful colour pictures to describe some of the difficulties that young children with autism may have, and also some of the things they are very good at. The large print and drawings me...

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What is Autism?

National Autistic Society

An easy read leaflet explaining what Autism is.

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