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Glossaries - Disabilities
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An A to Z glossary of disabilities

A condition which affects the ability to interact and communicate with others. People with Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can also have behaviour problems and experience difficulty concentrating.

There are more boys with the condition than there are girls and its estimated 1 in 100 people in the UK have ASD.

There’s no cure for the condition although support is available in the form of educational and behavioural programmes.

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