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autistic spectrum disorder Syllabification: au·tis·tic spec·trum dis·or·der

Definition of autistic spectrum disorder in English:

noun

A developmental disability characterized by difficulties in social interaction and communication and by restricted or repetitive patterns of thought and behavior: pupils with autistic spectrum disorder Joshua, aged six, has an autistic spectrum disorder
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  • Over 1,000 parents with children afflicted by autism spectrum disorder were surveyed for the study.
  • Diagnosed rates of autism spectrum disorders have grown tremendously over the last few decades.
  • At two years of age, her son was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

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