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Autism Spectrum Aspergers
Questions on the psychology, biology and practise surrounding the autism spectrum in the 21st century.
What does ASD stand for?
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Autism regularly occurs in association with other medical conditions. What is this association called?
What does ASC stand for?
Autism Spectrum Condition
What is the name of the national society for autism in the UK?
NAS - National Autistic Society
What is the term given to children without autism?
Typically developing children
How many areas of impairment are there in autism?
What are the impairments experienced by autistic individuals collectively known as?
The "triad of impairments"
List the impairments experienced by autistic individuals.
In which gender is autism more commonly found?
Is autism "on the rise"?
Is autism genetic?
Can autism be detected before age two?
In what year was autism first described?
By whom was autism first described?
List the four impairments Kanner observed.
Islets of ability
Narrow interests & a desire for sameness