Autism: the main issues

People with autism sometimes describe the way they experience the world as a mass of people, places and events which they struggle to make sense of, and which can cause them considerable anxiety.[1] The spectrum nature of the condition has led to the expression ‘if you have met one person who has autism, you have simply met one person who has autism’.[2] Some people with autism also have a learning disability.

Working with people with autism: the autistic perspective

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