Author(s):Dr Rebecca Chilvers, Dr Jennifer Parker and Professor David Skuse
Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder and has a biological basis which is present at birth.
There is a classic triad of symptoms relating to:
In recent years autism specialists have come to recognise that there are many children with characteristics of autism who have intelligence within the normal range.
With the aid of video, this module will help you to identify the features of autism particularly in children with normal intelligence. There is also a section on autism in females.
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