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Autistic spectrum disorder (Autism & Asperger)
Summary: 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, autistic spectrum differences or neurodiversity.

In the UK, it's estimated that about 1 in every 100 children has an ASD. These conditions are about four times more common in boys than girls.
Language: English
Format: Booklet / Leaflet
Audience: Children
Download / Order: View online
Publisher: the NHS website

Last updated: 12/02/2014