Introduction ClinicalJeatures Features.affecting,,, presentation
Behaviour, disorders—challenging,, behaviour
Diagnosis and classification Assessment
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Epidemiology Overall,, prevalence
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Behavioural,, phenotypes, jnrejationto, mentaMJlness
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Autism is a developmental disorder that manifests itself in early childhood and affects the functioning of the brain, primarily in the areas of social interaction and communication. Children with autism look like other children but do not play or behave like other children. They must struggle daily to cope and connect with the world around them.