The Education Network for Waltham Forest
Supported by Waltham Forest


Early Years Foundation Stage

Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people and how they experience the world around them.

This website explains some of the different names for autism and related conditions and provides information about gender, discussions about causes and current research.

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Monday, 15 August, 2016
Last updated: 15 August 2016 by Barry Fong