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Autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)

Autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a condition that affects social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour.In children with ASD, the symptoms are present before three years of age, although a diagnosis can sometimes be made after the age of three.It's estimated that about 1 in every 100 people in the UK has ASD. More boys are diagnosed with the condition than girls.