A teacher’s guide to autism

Autism is a developmental condition, present from early childhood, which affects how a person relates to others. It occurs in around 1% of the population and is commoner in boys than girls. The prevalence seems to be rising, for reasons which we don’t completely...

What is autism?

Autism is a developmental condition, present from early childhood, which affects how a person relates to others. People with autism have great difficulty communicating and forming relationships. It affects around 1% of the population, and is commoner in boys than in...