(also autism spectrum disorder)
Definition of autistic spectrum disorder in English:
A developmental disorder characterized by difficulties in social interaction and communication and by restricted or repetitive patterns of thought and behaviour: pupils with autistic spectrum disorder [count noun]: Joshua, aged six, has an autistic spectrum disorder
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of autistic spectrum disorder in:
- US English dictionary
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