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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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  • The Hayes is the first independent hospital in the UK for adults with an autistic spectrum disorder (ASD).
  • A second written questionnaire was sent to 100 professionals involved in the provision of diagnostic services for people with autistic spectrum disorders.
  • The research team is now exploring the possibility of using eye contact sensor glasses to treat children with autistic spectrum disorder.

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