What is autistic spectrum disorder or autism?
Autism is a lifelong developmental disability which affects how people communicate and interact with the world. More than one in 100 people are on the autism spectrum and there are around 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK.
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It is important to note that each autistic child is unique and will need a specific support plan to help them thrive at school.
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