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autism spectrum

n.
The range of conditions that fall within the diagnostic category of autism spectrum disorder.
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Contract award: (SM LCH) Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Diagnostic Assessments for children and young people aged 5-17 living in Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK.
In this new series, he'll be putting together a team of trainees, who are all on the autistic spectrum, and teaching them gardening skills.
He's training a team of five on the autistic spectrum - and it's not just the open spaces that blossom under his care.
It was found that even in children with a higher risk of developing the disorder, receiving the MMR vaccination did not affect how likely they were to receive a diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorder later on.
The news comes as ministers announce a one-year plan to address priorities for action for children, young people and adults with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), aiming to address delays in diagnosis and address gaps in support.
scores of students on the autistic spectrum may not be accurate reflections of their innate intellectual potential.
Well-known for his work as a presenter on CBeebies, Chris will host the performance, which is specifically designed to welcome people with an autistic spectrum condition, learning disability or sensory and communication disorder into the theatre.
8m New Stead development which provides services and accommodation for those on the autistic spectrum.
I have Asperger's syndrome, which is on the autistic spectrum, so I can appreciate where this wee boy is coming from.
A Trust spokesman said: "Research by Warwickshire County Council has identified that there is insufficient good quality specialist provision for children with additional educational needs associated with an autistic spectrum condition or social, emotional and mental health difficulties within the county.
The event gave a chance for children and young adults on the autistic spectrum to hunt for the ground's very own dragon, Melody, before hiding out in her hidden magical den.
He said: "I believe that the autism passport has the potential to help a lot of people on the autistic spectrum be treated with respect and accuracy in hospital.