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savant syndrome
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A rare mental illness which limits the patient’s intelligential abilities apart from one specialised area which could show tremendous abilities in mathematics, art or musical achievements.

Despite these rare talents the patient may need to be told when to carry out simple daily routines such as taking a shower and changing their clothes.

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