Autism: Assessment and Diagnosis of Disorder
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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental impairment that can present severe social, communication, and behavioral difficulties. While there is frequently nothing about how persons with ASD look that distinguishes them from other people, they may speak, interact, conduct, and learn differently from most other people. Individuals with ASD have a range of cognitive, reasoning, and problem-solving abilities, ranging from gifted to severely impaired. Some persons with ASD require a great deal of assistance in their daily life, while others require less..