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autistic spectrum

Syllabification: au·tis·tic spec·trum

Definition of autistic spectrum in English:

noun

A range of conditions (from autism to Asperger’s syndrome) characterized by difficulties in social interaction and communication and by restricted or repetitive patterns of thought and behavior: kids on the autistic spectrum there are many different manifestations of the autistic spectrum
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  • More than 500,000 people in the UK are on the autistic spectrum and four times as many boys are affected as girls.
  • Being strongly attracted to systems, together with a lack of empathy, may be the core characteristics of individuals on the autistic spectrum.
  • He concludes that Isaac Newton, Wittgenstein, Lewis Carroll, and W.B. Yeats were on the high end of the autistic spectrum.

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