social interaction, impaired

social interaction, impaired

The state in which an individual participates in an insufficient or excessive quantity or ineffective quality of social exchange.
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Autism affects around one in 150 births and is characterized by abnormal social interaction, impaired communication and repetitive behaviours.
Across Wales it is believed there are more than 27,000 people with an ASD - a group of disorders with similar features, including problems with social interaction, impaired language and communication skills and unusual patterns of thought and physical behaviour.

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