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Autism in Children and Adolescents
Autism in Children and Adolescents

Autism in Children and Adolescents

Autism is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder often characterised by social and communication difficulties. Autism is a 'spectrum' disorder, which means that characteristics can vary significantly between individuals. It is incredibly complex, but the first step to learning to support your child is with a professional assessment.

Read our autism assessment guide

Autism in Children and Teenagers

If you think your child might be autistic and would like help with a diagnosis, we can provide either face-to-face and remote assessments.

Autism in Children and Teenagers

Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that typically affects how a person communicates and interacts with the world around them. The causes of autism are still uncertain, but as a spectrum disorder, autism will affect children to different degrees, some severely and others in more subtle ways. If you think your child may be autistic, the first step is to seek a professional assessment.

Download our autism assessment guide for children and young people

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